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Meaning of cut-and-dried

cut-and-dried

Pronunciation: (kut'n-drīd'), [key]
— adj.
  1. prepared or settled in advance; not needing much thought or discussion: a cut-and-dried decision.
  2. lacking in originality or spontaneity; routine; boring: a lecture that was cut-and-dried.
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