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(with) all mod cons

(With) all the amenities of a pleasant and comfortable dwelling. "Mod cons" is an abbreviation for "modern conveniences." Primarily heard in UK. Come on, Mom, can we stay at a place with all mod cons for once? Or at least one where the power isn't constantly going off?
See also: all, con, mod

(with) all mod ˈcons

(British English, informal) used to describe a house or flat/apartment that has all the things that make living there easier and more comfortable, for example a washing machine, a shower, etc: From the outside it looks rather old, but inside it’s got all mod cons — even a microwave oven.We want a campsite with all mod cons.
This phrase is a short form of ‘modern conveniences’.
See also: all, con, mod
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ISLAND WITH BEAR GRYLLS (Channel 4, tonight, 9pm) THE show is described as "the ultimate survival challenge" and 10 celebrities are leaving behind friends, family and all mod cons for two weeks to make a remote uninhabited island their home.
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A spacious four-bed with all mod cons in Clarendon St.
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Playing the All Mod Cons album in its entirety, with the rest of the set bulked up with other hits and the occasional Foxton solo track, the trio cranked through songs such as Going Underground and Eton Rifles at a fair pitch, with Foxton's bass as muscular and fluid as ever.
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To celebrate 35 years since the release of The Jam's All Mod Cons, Bruce will be touring the length and breadth of the country performing the record in its entirety to thousands of die-hard fans.
When we were recording his 'Back In The Room' album, the recording process was likened to that of All Mod Cons and we thought, why not play the album front to back as it had never been done before.
The Brit is to shun all mod cons in a jungle camp high in the Philippines mountains for two months before the Las Vegas showdown.
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