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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Pyrrhic victory (0.00877 detik)
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English → English (WordNet) Definition: Pyrrhic victory Pyrrhic victory n : a victory that is won by incurring terrible losses
English → English (gcide) Definition: Pyrrhic victory Pyrrhic \Pyr"rhic\, a. [L. pyrrhichius, Gr. ? belonging to the ? (sc. ?) a kind of war dance.] 1. Of or pertaining to an ancient Greek martial dance. “ ye have the pyrrhic dance as yet.” --Byron. [1913 Webster] 2. (Pros.) Of or pertaining to a pyrrhic, or to pyrrhics; containing pyrrhic; as, a pyrrhic verse. [1913 Webster] Pyrrhic victory [From Pyrrhus, king of Epirus.], (a) a victory in which the winning side sustains very heavy losses. (b) any act supposedly benefitting the actor, for which the costs outweight the benefits. [PJC]


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