beyond question

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beyond question

Also, beyond all or without question. Definitely, certainly, as in Beyond question he is the best man for the job. This idiom indicates that something is so sure it cannot be questioned. So used since the late 1500s, it was also put as past question, by Shakespeare and others. Also see beyond a doubt.

The American Heritage® Dictionary of Idioms by Christine Ammer.
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