cover-all
adjective Date: 1895 comprehensive <
cover-all provisions
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New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • cover-all — adjective Etymology: cover (I) + all : comprehensive cover all provisions …   Useful english dictionary

  • cover all the bases — phrase to deal with every possible thing that could happen or that people could want We think the agreement covers all the bases for a lasting peace. Thesaurus: to create order in a system or activitysynonym Main entry: cover * * * cover all the… …   Useful english dictionary

  • cover all the bases — If you cover all the bases, you deal with all aspects of a situation or issue, or anticipate all possibilities. ( Cover all bases is also used.) …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • cover all bases — (or cover all the bases) include all relevant information for the prospective homebuilder, this book covers all bases ■ prepare for all likely circumstances …   Useful english dictionary

  • cover all the bases —    If you cover all the bases, you deal with all aspects of a situation or issue, or anticipate all possibilities. ( Cover all bases is also used.)   (Dorking School Dictionary) …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • cover all the bases — American & Australian, American to deal with every part of a situation or activity. It s a pretty full report. I think we ve covered all the bases …   New idioms dictionary

  • cover all the bases — to deal with every possible thing that could happen or that people could want We think the agreement covers all the bases for a lasting peace …   English dictionary

  • cover all bases — idi to anticipate all possible eventualities …   From formal English to slang

  • cover-all clause — A provision in a document which purportedly embraces all eventualities of which the parties are aware as possibilities …   Black's law dictionary

  • cover-all clause — A provision in a document which purportedly embraces all eventualities of which the parties are aware as possibilities …   Black's law dictionary

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