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English definition of “one-time”

one-time

adjective     /ˈwʌn.taɪm/
a one-time teacher, doctor, cleaner, etc. someone who was a teacher, doctor, cleaner, etc. in the past: Duggan, a TV presenter and one-time journalist, made the announcement last week.In the past
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