one–shot

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adjective \ˈwən-ˌshät\

Definition of one–shot

  1. 1 :  that is complete or effective through being done or used or applied only once there is no easy one–shot answer to the problem

  2. 2 :  that is not followed by something else of the same kind a one–shot tax cut

one–shot

noun

1907

First Known Use of one–shot

1907




ONE–SHOT Defined for English Language Learners

one–shot

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adjective \ˈwən-ˌshät\

Definition of one–shot for English Language Learners

  • : done or happening only once

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