cut and dried Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “cut and dried” in the English Dictionary

"cut and dried" in British English

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cut and driedadjective

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already ​decided and ​unlikely to be ​changed: We need a cut-and-dried ​decision by the end of the ​week. simple and ​easy to ​understand: Most ​fireinvestigations are ​pretty cut and dried, but this one has ​left more ​questions than ​answers.
(Definition of cut and dried from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"cut-and-dried" in American English

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 /ˈkʌt·ənˈdrɑɪd/ (also cut-and-dry,  /ˈkʌt·ənˈdrɑɪ/ )
clear and ​simple and ​removing any ​furtheruncertainty or ​difficulty: Unfortunately, there is no cut-and-dried ​answer to the ​problem of ​immigration.
(Definition of cut-and-dried from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “cut and dried”
in Chinese (Simplified) 决定的, 固定的, 已成定局的…
in Chinese (Traditional) 決定的, 固定的, 已成定局的…
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