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one-time

[wuhn-tahym] /ˈwʌnˌtaɪm/
adjective
1.
having been as specified at one time; former:
my one-time partners.
2.
occurring, done, or accomplished only once:
his one-time try at elective office.
Also, onetime.
Origin
1880-1885
1880-85
Synonyms
1. previous, earlier, past.
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Examples from the web for one-time
  • According to their website, membership is by invitation only, and there's a one-time payment for lifetime membership.
  • You're next asked to create either a one-time request, or a stand-alone form.
  • To encourage borrowers to continue repaying their loans, the proposal would also make the five-month limit a one-time benefit.
  • The current system will be replaced with a one-time notification.
  • And both of these one-time political prisoners then, in effect, took their persecutors and jailers hostage.
  • Constructing a one-time ex post rationale is not a good way to view causative relations.
  • In this way, spanking is not a one-time, isolated event.
  • It's virtually impossible that such a one-time thing would happen with anything as complex as the climate.
British Dictionary definitions for one-time

one-time

adjective
1.
(prenominal) at some time in the past; former
adverb
2.
(Caribbean, informal) at once
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