An offer from one side in any transaction with terms so attractive that the other side is almost guaranteed to accept.

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  • Unknown origin. A famous example is found in the film The Godfather.
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Submitted on September 01, 2009

Additional definitions for 'an offer one can't refuse':

an offer one can't refuseAn offer from one side in any transaction with the results of failing to accept so unattractive that the other side is almost guaranteed to accept.
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