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no-go

[ noh-goh ]
/ ˈnoʊˈgoʊ /
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adjective Slang.

inoperative; canceled: The Tuesday space launch is no-go.
not ready.
not functioning properly.

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Origin of no-go

First recorded in 1865–70
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no go

see no dice.

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