Definition of deal-breaker in English:


Syllabification: deal-break·er


  • (In business and politics) a factor or issue that, if unresolved during negotiations, would cause one party to withdraw from a deal.
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    • We have not heard from either candidate about what would be really the deal-breaker.
    • Certainly, the charge is never large enough to be a deal-breaker.
    • We all have some idea of what a deal-breaker in a relationship is.

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