for the world

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Definition of for the world

informal
: for any reason used to make a statement more forceful I wouldn't miss your wedding for the world.

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“For the world.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/for%20the%20world. Accessed 1 Dec. 2021.

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