foolproof

[ fool-proof ]
/ ˈfulˌpruf /

adjective

involving no risk or harm, even when tampered with.
never-failing: a foolproof method.

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Origin of foolproof

An Americanism dating back to 1900–05; fool1 + -proof
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British Dictionary definitions for foolproof

foolproof
/ (ˈfuːlˌpruːf) /

adjective

proof against failure; infalliblea foolproof idea
(esp of machines) proof against human misuse, error, etc
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