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[wuhn-stop] /ˈwʌnˌstɒp/
that can be accomplished in one stop:
a store offering one-stop shopping.
Origin of one-stop
1930-35, Americanism Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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Examples from the web for one-stop
  • Call it a one-stop shop for beautiful, handmade gifts.
  • So even if they found the one-stop shopping, they don't spend enough time together to enjoy it.
  • Almost overnight, he hand-sculpted a one-stop two-hundred-reptile exhibit right across the road from me here.
  • His next idea was a one-stop, online financial-services company, offering everything from banking to insurance.
  • They took over consultancy businesses, finance companies and law firms, setting themselves up as global chains of one-stop shops.
  • It boasts of offering a one-stop service for investors, but local municipalities have plenty of red tape of their own.
  • Far from frustrating investors, the policy would help them by offering a one-stop shop.
  • Both are one-stop shops for a full range of financial services.
  • Must-go, one-stop-service center eases life for both expatriates and tourists.
  • Fortunately, major websites offer one-stop e-commerce solutions.
British Dictionary definitions for one-stop


having or providing a range of related services or goods in one place: a one-stop shop
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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