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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? A: "There's no way this hotel is going to have all mod cons, not with Uncle Jack footing the bill." B: "I know, he's such a cheapskate." I thought you said this place came with all mod cons? There's not even a dishwasher!
See also: all, con, mod
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(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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