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nonstarter

Noun

1 a person with a record of failing; someone who loses consistently [syn: failure, loser, unsuccessful person] [ant: achiever]
2 a horse that fails to run in a race for which it has been entered

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English

Noun

  1. A project that has no chance of success
  2. A horse that does not run in a race for which it has been entered
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