ehdoton

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Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

ehto (condition) +‎ -ton (-less)

Adjective[edit]

ehdoton  (comparative ehdottomampi, superlative ehdottomin)

  1. absolute, unconditional
    Parlamentaarisella äänestyksellä pyritään ehdottomaan enemmistöön.
    With the parlamentary election we are aiming to an absolute majority.
    Kuningas oli usein valtakuntansa ehdoton yksinvaltias.
    A king was often the absolute monarch of his realm.
    Tämä kappale on minun ehdoton suosikki.
    This song is my absolute favourite.
  2. (informal) best
    Beatles on ehdoton!
    The Beatles are the best!

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Noun[edit]

ehdoton

  1. (informal) an unconditional incarceration (as opposed to probation), prison (sentence)
    Se sai viisi vuotta ehdotonta.
    He got five years in prison.

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