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1onetime

adjective one·time \ˈwən-ˈtīm\

: having been someone or something specified in the past

: done or happening only once

Full Definition of ONETIME

1
:  former, sometime <a onetime actor>
2
:  occurring only once :  one-shot

Examples of ONETIME

  1. a onetime actor now turned singer
  2. <with any luck, that was a onetime mistake>

First Known Use of ONETIME

1850

2onetime

adverb

Definition of ONETIME

:  formerly

Examples of ONETIME

  1. <an athlete who onetime competed in marathons on a regular basis>

First Known Use of ONETIME

1886

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ONETIME Defined for Kids

onetime

adjective one·time \ˈwən-ˌtīm\

Definition of ONETIME for Kids

:  former <The onetime champ spoke to our group.>

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