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English definition of “one-time”

one-time

adjective [before noun]     /ˈwʌntaɪm/
happening only once : We will take a one-time charge against earnings this quarter .
used for describing what someone or something was in the past: The one-time PM refused to comment on the new policy .
(Definition of one-time adjective from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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