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English definition of “one-time”


adjective [not gradable] /ˈwʌnˌtɑɪm/

one-time adjective [not gradable] (ONLY ONCE)

only once: The gym charges a separate, one-time fee to join.

one-time adjective [not gradable] (IN THE PAST)

at some time in the past, but no longer: The one-time Olympic track star is now a coach.
(Definition of one-time from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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