Last modified on 19 June 2013, at 21:11

done deal

EnglishEdit

NounEdit

done deal (plural done deals)

  1. (idiomatic) An agreement that has been finally resolved or decided.

Usage notesEdit

Often celebratory, indicating finality after an arduous process (“at last!”). Contrast with fait accompli, which suggests suddenness, abruptness.

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