Drop-dead day

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Drop-dead day

The date on which a deadline is final, with no exceptions.

Drop-Dead Day

Informal; a firm deadline that one cannot miss. A drop-dead day is often the last day of the quarter or year by which financial figures must be reported.
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Despite closing dates, cut off dates, drop dead dates and other dates that announce that we have to "complete" and "finish" the guide, we are never finished.