no-go

no-go

[noh-goh]
adjective Slang.
1.
inoperative; canceled: The Tuesday space launch is no-go.
2.
not ready.
3.
not functioning properly.

Origin:
1865–70

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no-go
phrase for an impracticable situation, first attested 1870.
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