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one-night standnoun [C]

uk   /ˌwʌn.naɪt ˈstænd/  us   /ˌwʌn.naɪt ˈstænd/
  • one-night stand noun [C] (SEX)

a sexual relationship that lasts for only one night, or a person who you have had this type of relationship with
  • one-night stand noun [C] (PERFORMANCE)

a performance that happens only once in a particular place
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