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English definition of “one way or another”

one way or another

B2 in some way that is not stated: Everyone at the party was related (in) one way or another. B2 in any way that is possible: These bills have to be paid one way or another. We have to make a decision one way or another about what needs to be done.
(Definition of one way or another from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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