ins and outs

plural noun
\ ˌinz-ən(d)-ˈau̇ts How to pronounce ins and outs (audio) \

Definition of ins and outs

1 : characteristic peculiarities or technicalities : workings

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First Known Use of ins and outs

circa 1670, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of ins and outs was circa 1670

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“Ins and outs.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ins%20and%20outs. Accessed 27 Jan. 2021.

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