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bar none

For sure; unequivocally. This is the best restaurant in town, bar none. Stephanie got the lead in the school play because she's the best actress in the school, bar none.
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bar none

with no exceptions. (Follows an assertion.) This is the best of all, bar none.
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bar none

Also, barring none. Without exception, as in This is the best book I've read all year, bar none. [Mid-1800s]
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You use bar none to emphasize that someone or something is the best of their kind. He is simply the best goalscorer we have ever had, bar none. Coronation Street is the best programme on TV, bar none.
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bar none

with no exceptions.
1866 M. E. Braddon Lady's Mile Your ‘Aspasia’ is the greatest picture that ever was painted—‘bar none’.
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bar ˈnone

without exception: This is the best apple pie I’ve ever tasted, bar none.
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References in classic literature ?
In all the house, bar none, Rivera was the only cold man.
Berande, bar none, is by far the worst plantation in the Solomons so far as the labour is concerned.
The travel hub is one of only four UK airports to introduce new Pubwatch and Best Bar None measures to stamp out disruptive behaviour.
Heathrow, Manchester, Stansted and East Midlands have all introduced Pubwatch and Best Bar None measures to stamp out disruptive behaviour.
They were all recognised at the ceremony on Wednesday in the Best Bar None awards for the south-west, which support bars and pubs for improving safety and delivering high management standards.
Monklands' licensees are being invited to enter the Scotland-wide Best Bar None awards.
Paisley's Kilty Kilty,The Kelburn Bar in Barrhead and BarVaria at intu Braehead have been shortlisted in the Best Bar None Scotland National Awards 2017-18.
Twelve licensed venues received official accreditation to the Best Bar None Scotland scheme at its annual awards ceremony on Tuesday (January 23) held in the Golden Lion Hotel, Stirling.
The award is in recognition of the bar's "commitment to improving the town centre environment and the investment in the Dickens Inn, a thriving iconic venue and twice winner of Middlesbrough's Best Bar None".
The Bishop's Mill in the Walkergate development in Durham won both the Best Pub and the Best Overall categories in the Best Bar None awards, which cover more than 40 premises in the city.
Best bar none n Alessi have teamed their Italian flair and design innovation with professional bar consultants to create the 5050 Boston Cocktail Shaker Set (PS145, www.alessi.com).
Since then, he has established himself as the world's greatest live music act, bar none.
The Best Bar None scheme is now underway in Wrexham.
And Scotland's most famous barman – Boaby from The Clansman in Still Game – reckons this latest fundraiser is the best, bar none.
Also on Saturday, between 3pm and 7pm, people can learn about the effects of alcohol at a "dry bar" run by Best Bar None in Millennium Place, Durham.