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never-never

[nev-er-nev-er] /ˈnɛv ərˈnɛv ər/
noun
2.
British Slang. hire-purchase system.
adjective
3.
not real or true; imaginary or ideal; illusory:
the never-never world of the cinema.
Origin
1880-1885
1880-85
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never-never

noun
1.
the hire-purchase system of buying
2.
(Austral) remote desert country, as that of W Queensland and central Australia
adjective
3.
imaginary; idyllic (esp in the phrase never-never land)
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