cradle-to-grave


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cra·dle-to-grave

(krād′l-tə-grāv′)
adj.
1. Present or in effect throughout a person's lifetime: cradle-to-grave health care.
2. Occurring or persisting from beginning to end: "the cradle-to-grave effects on the environment of making, using and disposing of a product" (Cynthia Crossen).
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