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acid test

noun

Simple Definition of acid test

  • : a difficult situation or task that shows if someone or something is good enough to succeed

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of acid test

  1. :  a severe or crucial test

Examples of acid test in a sentence

  1. The new team faced its first acid test when it played the national champions.



1854

First Known Use of acid test

1854



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