ones place

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Definition of ones place 

: units place In the number 716.3, the 6 is in the ones place.

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In Western countries, that effort at rediscovery leads to one place. Yoram Hazony, WSJ, "Jordan Peterson and Conservatism’s Rebirth," 15 June 2018 The Logan Square Food Truck Social brings all the best local meals on wheels to one place—no social media sleuthing required. Adam Lukach, RedEye Chicago, "5 things to do in Chicago this weekend," 24 Aug. 2017 And unlike Sam Adams, these companies have no brand recognition — no one knows why one place is better than another. Dan Adams, BostonGlobe.com, "Boston firm offers marijuana-friendly lodging," 11 July 2018 The one place where women have the undisputed power to make real change — at the polls — has been a little lonely around some parts. Petula Dvorak, Washington Post, "The first battle of the #SecondCivilWar is Nov. 6. Female voters must be a force.," 5 July 2018 Finally, a caveat: The one place ankle socks do work is the place they were intended to be worn—the gym. Jake Woolf, GQ, "Ankle Socks Will Ruin Even Your Best Outfit," 13 Apr. 2018 The one place in corporate America where pay is more or less equal across genders is at the very top, according to new academic research at the University of Alabama. Bloomberg.com, "Every Day Is Like Equal Pay Day for Corporate America’s CEOs," 12 Apr. 2018 The earth stopped suddenly and formed a sharp, rocky border, declaring where one place ended and another began. Alden Woods, azcentral, "Outsiders, FLDS battle for control of towns Warren Jeffs left behind," 27 Mar. 2018 Your home is the one place your ex will most likely never go again, and therefore is perfectly suited for an unexpected, potentially traumatizing breakup. Nora Crotty, The Cut, "This Is the Best Place to Break Up With Someone," 16 Mar. 2018

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1852, in the meaning defined above

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