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phrasal verb [transitive]
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present tense
I/you/we/theywin back
he/she/itwins back
present participlewinning back
past tensewon back
past participlewon back
  1. to get back something that you have lost

    We hope to win back the trophy we lost last year.

    She tried hard to win back his trust.

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