on no account

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on no account

For no reason or incentive; not for anything. On no account will I agree to sign this deal. It is an insult to me and my family! You must on no account give your banking details to anyone over the phone or by email.
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on no account

 and not on any account
for no reason; absolutely not. On no account will I lend you the money. Will I say I'm sorry? Not on any account.
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on no account

Also, not on any account. Under no circumstances, certainly not, as in On no account should you put a metal utensil in the microwave oven, or Dad said we can't go, not on any account. [Mid-1800s]
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on ˈno account

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not on ˈany account

not for any reason: On no account (should you) try to fix the heater yourself. All repairs should be done by a trained engineer.
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on no account

Under no circumstances.
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