One-stop shopping

noun phrase

Getting whatever one needs at a single place: The days of diplomatic one-stop shopping are over; Washington will now have to take into account not only the Kremlin, but the Ukraine, Byelorussia or Kazakhstan/ The BCCI ran a one-stop shopping center for criminals, corrupt leaders and official intelligence agencies around the world

[1980s+; One-stop was used of service stations by 1934]


Read Also:

  • One-suiter

    [wuhn-soo-ter] /ˈwʌnˈsu tər/ noun 1. a piece of luggage designed to hold one suit and other smaller items, as underwear or socks.

  • One-tailed

    adjective 1. (statistics) (of a significance test) concerned with the hypothesis that an observed value of a sampling statistic either significantly exceeds or falls significantly below a given value, where the error is relevant only in one direction: for instance, in testing whether scales are fair a customer does not regard overweight goods as a […]

  • One thin dime

    Related Terms a thin dime

  • One thousand guineas

    noun 1. See Thousand Guineas

Disclaimer: One-stop shopping definition / meaning should not be considered complete, up to date, and is not intended to be used in place of a visit, consultation, or advice of a legal, medical, or any other professional. All content on this website is for informational purposes only.