make–or–break

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adjective \ˈmāk-ər-ˈbrāk\

Definition of make–or–break

  1. :  allowing no middle ground between success and failure

1919

First Known Use of make–or–break

1919


MAKE–OR–BREAK Defined for English Language Learners

make–or–break

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adjective \ˈmāk-ər-ˈbrāk\

Definition of make–or–break for English Language Learners

  • : resulting in either definite success or definite failure


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