Definition of all-or-nothing in English:

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all-or-nothing

Pronunciation: /ˌôlərˈnəTHiNG/

adjective

Having no middle position or compromise available: an all-or-nothing decision
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  • Given the all-or-nothing quality of this position, it's easy to imagine its chilly reception in the publishing world.
  • The first abiding myth is that the miners' leadership faced a choice between a negotiated compromise and the all-or-nothing resistance they mounted.
  • Perhaps Students' Council will smartly suggest that each project be voted on separately and save students from making an all-or-nothing decision.
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