break the mold

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To make it impossible for an identical copy to be made.

Etymology:

  • From the use of molds to make multiple replicas of solid objects using moldable materials.
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Submitted on July 07, 2010

Additional definitions for 'break the mold':

break the moldTo depart from a traditional pattern; to defy convention.
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