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"one-night stand" in British English

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one-night standnoun [C]

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

a ​sexualrelationship 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 ​particularplace
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