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one-size-fits-all

Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Relating to or being a garment or covering designed to accommodate a wide range of sizes.
  • adjective Informal Appealing or answering to a wide range of tastes or needs.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective of a garment Designed to be worn with comfort by people with a wide range of sizes
  • adjective by extension Appealing to a wide range of tastes or opinions

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Examples

  • In a speech at the forum a day earlier, current Secretary of State Hillary Clinton rejected what she called a "one-size-fits-all approach" for U.S. foreign policy toward countries facing change.

    Mideast Experts Warn of Dangers for Democracy Movements

  • He said a post-crisis Europe should leave behind the idea of 'one-size-fits-all' rules in favour of a 'patchwork' of options that suit countries' needs, echoing remarks made by Cameron in a speech this week.

    Reuters: Top News

  • He said a post-crisis Europe should leave behind the idea of 'one-size-fits-all' rules in favour of a 'patchwork' of options that suit countries' needs, echoing remarks made by Cameron in a speech this week.

    Reuters: Top News

  • He said a post-crisis Europe should leave behind the idea of 'one-size-fits-all' rules in favour of a 'patchwork' of options that suit countries' needs, echoing remarks made by Cameron in a speech this week.

    Reuters: Top News

  • He said a post-crisis Europe should leave behind the idea of 'one-size-fits-all' rules in favour of a 'patchwork' of options that suit countries' needs, echoing remarks made by Cameron in a speech this week.

    Reuters: Top News

  • Migraine therapy isn't one-size-fits-all, says Richard Lipton, director of the Montefiore Headache Center in the Bronx, N.Y.Treatments for migraine range from over-the-counter anti-inflammatories, such as ibuprofen, to daily preventive prescription medications "for people who lose at least 10% of their life to migraine," Lipton says.

    Migraine therapy advances with drugs, clue to causes

  • The end, of course, is growth -- and our conceptual and empirical understanding of how to get there is "far too incomplete to permit confidence in a single, one-size-fits-all formula," especially one that assigns no role for government in "the growth recipe."

    Glenn C. Altschuler: The Public Option

  • The end, of course, is growth -- and our conceptual and empirical understanding of how to get there is "far too incomplete to permit confidence in a single, one-size-fits-all formula," especially one that assigns no role for government in "the growth recipe."

    Glenn C. Altschuler: The Public Option

  • The one-size-fits-all regulatory regime should be replaced with a scaled approach whereby emerging growth companies would transition into the SEC's disclosure and compliance regime over a period of years following an IPO.

    We Must Make Smaller-Company IPOs Much Easier

  • AIA Gold Award winner Adlens demonstrates this with its one-size-fits-all eyeglasses that can be quickly adjusted to the wearer's particular sight-enhancement needs.

    Targeting Local Needs to Find Global Solutions

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