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one-stop shopping

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one-stop shopping

noun phrase

Getting whatever one needs at a single place: The days of diplomatic one-stop shopping are over; Washington will now have to take into account not only the Kremlin, but the Ukraine, Byelorussia or Kazakhstan/ The BCCI ran a one-stop shopping center for criminals, corrupt leaders and official intelligence agencies around the world

[1980s+; One-stop was used of service stations by 1934]

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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