Definition of hold all the aces in English:

hold all the aces

  • Have all the advantages: he held all the aces: he was the Director, he could lecture on whomever he liked
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    • The Newmarket duo will be represented by No Excuse Needed, who holds all the aces in the £80,000 Celebration Mile.
    • So why should a nation of five million be ashamed of the fact that it holds all the aces in running a country of 60 million?
    • It's there to make sure that the US is holding all the aces.
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Pronunciation: ˌkələrəˈto͝orə
noun
elaborate ornamentation of a vocal melody