one-off - definition in the Learner's Dictionary - Cambridge Dictionaries Online

Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “one-off”

See all translations

one-off

adjective [always before noun]
 
/ˌwʌnˈɒf/ UK
only happening once: a one-off payment Rarely and infrequently
one-off noun [C] UK something that only happens once: His Olympic victory was not just a one-off.Rarely and infrequently
Translations of “one-off”
in Chinese (Traditional) 一次性的…
in Russian одноразовый, единичный…
in Turkish bir defalık, bir defaya mahsus…
in Chinese (Simplified) 一次性的…
in Polish jednorazowy…
(Definition of one-off from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

More Learner's Dictionary definitions for “one-off”

Definitions of “one-off” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

lateral thinking

a way of solving a problem by thinking about it in a different and original way and not using traditional or expected methods

Word of the Day

What’s All The Commotion About? (Words to describe sounds)

by Kate Woodford,
May 20, 2015
​​​ In this post we look at a range of words and phrases that we use to describe noise and the absence of noise. Starting with complete quiet, we sometimes use the noun hush to describe silence: A hush fell over the room as the bride walked in./There was a deathly hush (=complete

Read More 

plyscraper noun

May 18, 2015
a skyscraper made mainly from wood The development of engineered timber could herald a new era of eco-friendly ‘plyscrapers’. Christchurch welcomed its first multistorey timber structure this year, there are plans for Vancouver, and the talk is China could follow

Read More