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cradle-to-grave

[ kreyd-l-tuh-greyv ]
/ ˈkreɪd l təˈgreɪv /
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adjective
extending throughout one's life, from birth to death: a cradle-to-grave system of healthcare.
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Also British, womb-to-tomb.

Origin of cradle-to-grave

First recorded in 1940–45
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