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English definition of “double or quits”

double or quits

UK (US double or nothing)
(in games where money is risked) an agreement that the player who owes money will owe twice as much if they lose, but will owe nothing if they winGambling and bookmakingTaking risks
(Definition of double or quits from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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