done deal

noun
|Updated on: 15 Aug 2018

Definition of done deal

: fait accompli
  • thought the trade was a done deal

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First Known Use of done deal

1979

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Definition of done deal for English Language Learners

  • : something that has been done and that cannot be changed



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