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one-size-fits-all

[ wuhn-sahyz-fits-awl ]
/ ˈwʌnˈsaɪzˌfɪtsˈɔl /
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adjective

(of clothing) designed to fit people of a wide range of sizes.
Informal. acceptable or used for a wide variety of purposes or circumstances; appealing or suitable to a variety of tastes.

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Origin of one-size-fits-all

First recorded in 1905–10
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British Dictionary definitions for one-size-fits-all

one-size-fits-all

adjective

relating to policies or approaches that are standard and not tailored to individual needs
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