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one

noun /wan/
the number or figure 1
uno
One and one is two (1 + 1 = 2).
the age of 1
un año
Babies start to talk at one.
one- having one (of something)
de un…, uni-, un-
a one-legged man.
oneself pronoun used as the object of a verb, the subject of which is one
se, sí mismo
One should wash oneself every morning.
used in emphasis
uno mismo
One always has to do these things oneself.
one-night stand noun (slang) a one-night sex partner; sexual intercourse with a one-night partner.
ligue de una noche
one-off noun, adjective (something) made, intended etc for one occasion only
intento único
It’s just a one-off arrangement.
one-parent family noun (also single parent family) a family with only a mother or a father to look after the children
familia monoparental
one-sided adjective with one person or side having a great advantage over the other
desigual
a one-sided contest.
representing only one aspect of a subject a one-sided discussion.
one-way adjective in which traffic can move in one direction only
de sentido único, de dirección única
a one-way street.
(especially American) valid for travel in one direction only
de ida
a one-way ticket.
one-year-old noun a person or animal that is one year old.
(persona o animal) de un año
all one just the same
lo mismo
It’s all one to me what she does.
be one up on (a person) to have an advantage over (someone)
llevar ventaja
We brought out a book on this before our rivals so we’re one up on them.
not be oneself to look or feel ill, anxious etc
encontrarse mal
I’d better go home – I’m not myself today.
one and all all (of a group)
todos, todo el mundo
This was agreed by one and all.
one another used as the object of a verb when an action takes place between people etc
el uno al otro
They hit one another.
one by one (of a number of people, things etc) one after the other
de uno en uno, uno tras otro
He examined all the patients one by one.
one or two a few
algún
I don’t want a lot of nuts – I’ll just take one or two.
one of is followed by a plural noun or pronoun, but takes a singular verb: One of the girls works as a hairdresser ; One of them is ill.
Translations of “one”
in Korean 달러 지폐…
in Arabic دولار واحِد…
in Portuguese nota de um dólar…
in French un, un an…
in German die Eins…
in Catalan bitllet d’un dòlar…
in Japanese 1ドル札…
in Italian banconota del valore di un dollaro…
in Russian один…
in Turkish bir…
in Polish jeden…
(Definition of one from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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