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either-or

[ee-th er-awr, ahy-th er-] /ˈi ðərˈɔr, ˈaɪ ðər-/
adjective
1.
allowing no equivocation; being limited in choice to two options:
It's an either-or situation—you pay the bill or you lose the company's services.
Origin
1925-1930
1925-30
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British Dictionary definitions for either or

either-or

adjective
1.
presenting an unavoidable need to choose between two alternatives an either-or situation
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