Definition of one-shot deal
- We don't want this to be a one-shot deal. We hope to have the festival every year.
: that is complete or effective through being done or used or applied only once
: that is not followed by something else of the same kind
: part, portion
: a usually large or indefinite quantity or degree
: the act or right of distributing cards to players
: to give as one's portion : apportion
: to distribute (playing cards) to players
: administer, deliver
: an act of dealing (see 2deal 3) : transaction
: a board of fir or pine
: pine or fir wood
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