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make-or-break

adjective

Synonyms & Antonyms of make-or-break

resulting in either definite success or definite failure
  • a make-or-break decision
  • The next year will be a make-or-break time for the company.

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The first known use of make-or-break was in 1919

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“Make-or-break.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/make-or-break. Accessed 24 Jul. 2021.

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