such-and-such

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such-and-such (plural such-and-suches)

  1. (idiomatic) A placeholder or generic thing.
    It's a poor system, because if you want to do such-and-such you must first find that function in a long and disorderly list.

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such-and-such (not comparable)

  1. unstated; given
    I am troubled by the rush of young researchers attempting to prove that females are not inferior to males in such-and-such an ability or such-and-such a trait, especially when it is by no means clear what difference it makes.

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