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dealbreaker

A specific issue or thing that will cause an agreement, deal, or relationship to fail or be terminated. He told me he never wanted to have kids, which is a dealbreaker for me, so we decided to end the relationship then and there. The insurgency's insistence on maintaining a political presence was a dealbreaker for the truce negotiations.
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If you don't like it, and there is no remorse, and it is a deal breaker for you, particularly if he will be going shopping for gonorrhoea to bring it home to you, then break it off.
"Infocom state-owned enterprises and the State Registration Service leaders have become a deal breaker in the way of a raider seizure," the statement says.
Flexible working can be the deal breaker when it comes to jobseekers accepting offers.
Regardless of talent, when it comes to selection between the two sexes the prefix 'wo' always acts as a deal breaker for the woman.
Jefferies analyst Anthony Petrone raised his price target on Antares Pharma to $7 from $5, calling FDA approval of Xyosted a "game changer." He does not believe the inclusion of a black box warning in the label is a significant surprise nor a deal breaker for doctors, Petrone tells investors.
What was the final straw that served as the deal breaker for RA?
During the same interview, she said that dishonesty was the biggest deal breaker when it came to relationships in her life.
That's a huge limitation and deal breaker for me--as I suspect it will be for others, too.
Moreover, when asked by a journalist as to why the EU has signed a nuclear deal with Iran, which has one of the highest number of executions in the world, the spokesperson replied that the "two countries are not comparable." "Turkey is aspiring to become an EU member, and in that sense, it would be a deal breaker in the membership negotiations.
Your phone will stop being that shiny block of metal and will resemble a soapbox, and these cases will add considerable heft to your phone, which will be a deal breaker if you bought a phone which is sleek and beautiful.
Which brings me to the real deal breaker: Since these AR-15 pistols are built, sold and licensed as handguns under BATFE regulations, it would be illegal to add a buttstock and use the gun(s) as AR-style carbines after the pistol fun factor wears thin.
The issue is: what was once a crucial demand of Iranthat the Islamic Republic reveal the possible military dimensions (PMDs) of the history of their nuclear weapons programhas transformed into a "potential deal breaker" for the Iranians, Politico reported yesterday.
When it comes to accepting a new job, the number one deal breaker this year, as with last year was financial incentives, with 37.03% of respondents saying this was the most important factor.
This doesn't have to be a deal breaker, but it does require research and advance planning.