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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He also noted that some other builders already have similar customer communications when they program three-month drop-dead dates into the controls on machines they sell to customers with bad credit ratings.
Another OEM mistake is for it to set drop-dead dates for compliance but not enforce them.