one-size-fits-all


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one-size-fits-all

(wŭn′sīz-fĭts-ôl′)
adj.
1. Relating to or being a garment or covering designed to accommodate a wide range of sizes.
2. Informal Appealing or answering to a wide range of tastes or needs: a one-size-fits-all candidate.

one-size-fits-all

adj
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) relating to policies or approaches that are standard and not tailored to individual needs
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