End-all End"-all`, n. 1. Complete termination. [R.] [1913 Webster]

That but this blow Might be the be-all and the end-all here. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

2. the primary or only purpose or goal; as, winning office is the be-all and end-all of a politician's life. [PJC]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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