endall

end-all

[end-awl]
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

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end-all
 
n
short for be-all and end-all

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