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onetime

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adjective one·time \ˈwən-ˈtīm\

Simple Definition of onetime

  • : having been someone or something specified in the past

  • : done or happening only once

Full Definition of onetime

  1. 1 :  former, sometime <a onetime actor>

  2. 2 :  occurring only once :  one-shot


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onetime

adverb one·time

Definition of onetime



Examples of onetime

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



1886

First Known Use of onetime

1886


ONETIME Defined for Kids

onetime

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adjective one·time \ˈwən-ˌtīm\

Definition of onetime

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





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