"all one" meaning in English

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Noun

Head templates: {{en-noun|-}} all one (uncountable)
  1. A matter of indifference; a matter having no importance or consequence. Tags: uncountable
    Sense id: all_one-en-noun-iRbGRXfJ

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          "ref": "c. 1602, William Shakespeare, “The Tragedie of Troylus and Cressida”, in Mr. William Shakespeares Comedies, Histories, & Tragedies[…] (First Folio), London: […] Isaac Iaggard, and Ed[ward] Blount, published 1623, OCLC 606515358, [Act I, scene i]",
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          "ref": "1843, Charles Dickens, chapter 3, in Martin Chuzzlewit",
          "text": "Near or distant, blood or water, it's all one.",
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          "ref": "1917, Joseph Conrad, \"The Tale\"",
          "text": "And sometimes he had some preliminary information to help him, and sometimes he had not. And it was all one, really. It was about as useful as information trying to convey the locality and intentions of a cloud."
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