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either-or

adjective [before noun] uk   /ˌaɪ.ðərˈɔːr/ /ˌiː-/  us   /-ðɚˈɔːr/
used to refer to a situation in which there is a choice between two different plans of action, but both together are not possible: It's an either-or situation - we can buy a new car this year or we can go on holiday, but we can't do both.
Translations of “either-or”
in Chinese (Traditional) 必須(或只能)兩者擇一的, 非此即彼的…
in Chinese (Simplified) 必须(或只能)两者择一的, 非此即彼的…
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