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end-all

[end-awl] /ˈɛndˌɔl/
noun
1.
the ultimate purpose, object, or conclusion:
Money is the be-all and end-all of his existence.
2.
something that brings things to such an end or conclusion.
Origin
1595-1605
1595-1605
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end-all

noun
1.
short for be-all and end-all
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