positive-sum

positive-sum UK US adjective
relating to a situation in which each of two sides gets an advantage: a positive-sum game/outcome/process »

International trade is a positive-sum process.

Compare ZERO-SUM(Cf. ↑zero-sum)

Financial and business terms. 2012.

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