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English definition of “catch-all”

catch-all

adjective [before noun]     /ˈkætʃ.ɔːl/ US  /-ɑːl/
general and intended to include everything: "South London" is a catch-all phrase/term for anywhere south of the river.Complete and wholeVery and extreme
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