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"one-size-fits-all" in British English

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one-size-fits-alladjective

uk   /ˌwʌn.saɪz.fɪtsˈɔːl/  us   /-ˈɑːl/
mainly US A one-size-fits-all ​piece of ​clothing is ​designed to ​fit a ​person of any ​size. disapproving (​intended to be) ​suitable for everyone or every ​purpose: a one-size-fits-all ​approach to ​education
(Definition of one-size-fits-all from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"one-size-fits-all" in Business English

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one-size-fits-alladjective [before noun]

uk   us  
suitable for everyone or for every ​purpose: The one-size-fits-all ​interestrateapplied across the eurozone.
(Definition of one-size-fits-all from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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