Entry from British & World English dictionary
Suitable for or used in all circumstances: people want greater choice—the end of a one-size-fits-all approach
More example sentences
- The one-size-fits-all approach can never accommodate the vast differences in the intellectual capacity of individual pupils.
- ‘It is right and proper that we don't take a one-size-fits-all approach,’ he said.
- The concern about Trips is that it is too much of a one-size-fits-all approach that works to the detriment of developing nations.
1970s (originally denoting a garment designed to fit people of all sizes).
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