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once

  
1       adv   If something happens once, it happens one time only.  
ADV with v  
I met Wilma once, briefly..., Since that evening I haven't once slept through the night..., Mary had only been to Manchester once before.     
      Once is also a pronoun., pron   the/this PRON  
`Have they been to visit you yet?'<emdash10001`Just the once, yeah.'..., Listen to us, if only this once.     
2       adv   You use once with `a' and words like `day', `week', and `month' to indicate that something happens regularly, one time in each day, week, or month.  
ADV a n  
Lung cells die and are replaced about once a week..., We arranged a special social event once a year to which we invited our major customers.     
3       adv   If something was once true, it was true at some time in the past, but is no longer true.  
ADV with v, ADV with be, ADV with group/cl  
The culture minister once ran a theatre..., I lived there once myself, before I got married..., The house where she lives was once the village post office..., My memory isn't as good as it once was.     
4       adv   If someone once did something, they did it at some time in the past.  
ADV with v  
I once went camping at Lake Darling with a friend..., We once walked across London at two in the morning..., Diana had taken that path once.     
5       conj   If something happens once another thing has happened, it happens immediately afterwards.  
The decision had taken about 10 seconds once he'd read a market research study..., Once customers come to rely on these systems they almost never take their business elsewhere...     
6    If something happens all at once, it happens suddenly, often when you are not expecting it to happen.  
all at once             phrase   PHR with cl   (=all of a sudden)  
All at once there was someone knocking on the door.     
7    If you do something at once, you do it immediately.  
at once      phrase   PHR with v   (=immediately)  
I have to go, I really must, at once..., Remove from the heat, add the parsley, toss and serve at once..., The audience at once greeted him warmly.     
8    If a number of different things happen at once or all at once, they all happen at the same time.  
at once/all at once      phrase   PHR after v, PHR adj/n and adj/n  
You can't be doing two things at once..., No bank could ever pay off its creditors if they all demanded their money at once...     
9    For once is used to emphasize that something happens on this particular occasion, especially if it has never happened before, and may never happen again.  
for once      phrase   PHR with cl     (emphasis)    For once, dad is not complaining..., His smile, for once, was genuine.     
10    If something happens once again or once more, it happens again.  
once again/once more      phrase   PHR with v, PHR with cl  
Amy picked up the hairbrush and smoothed her hair once more..., Once again an official inquiry has spoken of weak management and ill-trained workers.     
11    If something happens once and for all, it happens completely or finally.  
once and for all      phrase   PHR with v     (emphasis)    We have to resolve this matter once and for all..., If we act fast, we can once and for all prevent wild animals in Britain from suffering terrible cruelty.     
12    If something happens once in a while, it happens sometimes, but not very often.  
once in a while      phrase   PHR with cl   (=occasionally)  
Earrings need to be taken out and cleaned once in a while.     
13    If you have done something once or twice, you have done it a few times, but not very often.  
once or twice      phrase   PHR with cl, PHR with v  
I popped my head round the door once or twice..., Once or twice she had caught a flash of interest in William's eyes...     
14    Once upon a time is used to indicate that something happened or existed a long time ago or in an imaginary world. It is often used at the beginning of children's stories.  
once upon a time      phrase   PHR with cl  
`Once upon a time,' he began, `there was a man who had everything.'..., Once upon a time, asking a woman if she has a job was quite a straightforward question.     
15   
    once in a blue moon  
    moon  
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once  
1       adv   If something happens once, it happens one time only.  
ADV with v  
I met Wilma once, briefly..., Since that evening I haven't once slept through the night..., Mary had only been to Manchester once before.     
      Once is also a pronoun., pron   the/this PRON  
`Have they been to visit you yet?'<emdash10001`Just the once, yeah.'..., Listen to us, if only this once.     
2       adv   You use once with `a' and words like `day', `week', and `month' to indicate that something happens regularly, one time in each day, week, or month.  
ADV a n  
Lung cells die and are replaced about once a week..., We arranged a special social event once a year to which we invited our major customers.     
3       adv   If something was once true, it was true at some time in the past, but is no longer true.  
ADV with v, ADV with be, ADV with group/cl  
The culture minister once ran a theatre..., I lived there once myself, before I got married..., The house where she lives was once the village post office..., My memory isn't as good as it once was.     
4       adv   If someone once did something, they did it at some time in the past.  
ADV with v  
I once went camping at Lake Darling with a friend..., We once walked across London at two in the morning..., Diana had taken that path once.     
5       conj   If something happens once another thing has happened, it happens immediately afterwards.  
The decision had taken about 10 seconds once he'd read a market research study..., Once customers come to rely on these systems they almost never take their business elsewhere...     
6    If something happens all at once, it happens suddenly, often when you are not expecting it to happen.  
all at once      phrase   PHR with cl   (=all of a sudden)  
All at once there was someone knocking on the door.     
7    If you do something at once, you do it immediately.  
at once      phrase   PHR with v   (=immediately)  
I have to go, I really must, at once..., Remove from the heat, add the parsley, toss and serve at once..., The audience at once greeted him warmly.     
8    If a number of different things happen at once or all at once, they all happen at the same time.  
at once/all at once      phrase   PHR after v, PHR adj/n and adj/n  
You can't be doing two things at once..., No bank could ever pay off its creditors if they all demanded their money at once...     
9    For once is used to emphasize that something happens on this particular occasion, especially if it has never happened before, and may never happen again.  
for once      phrase   PHR with cl     (emphasis)    For once, dad is not complaining..., His smile, for once, was genuine.     
10    If something happens once again or once more, it happens again.  
once again/once more      phrase   PHR with v, PHR with cl  
Amy picked up the hairbrush and smoothed her hair once more..., Once again an official inquiry has spoken of weak management and ill-trained workers.     
11    If something happens once and for all, it happens completely or finally.  
once and for all      phrase   PHR with v     (emphasis)    We have to resolve this matter once and for all..., If we act fast, we can once and for all prevent wild animals in Britain from suffering terrible cruelty.     
12    If something happens once in a while, it happens sometimes, but not very often.  
once in a while      phrase   PHR with cl   (=occasionally)  
Earrings need to be taken out and cleaned once in a while.     
13    If you have done something once or twice, you have done it a few times, but not very often.  
once or twice      phrase   PHR with cl, PHR with v  
I popped my head round the door once or twice..., Once or twice she had caught a flash of interest in William's eyes...     
14    Once upon a time is used to indicate that something happened or existed a long time ago or in an imaginary world. It is often used at the beginning of children's stories.  
once upon a time      phrase   PHR with cl  
`Once upon a time,' he began, `there was a man who had everything.'..., Once upon a time, asking a woman if she has a job was quite a straightforward question.     
15   
    once in a blue moon  
    moon  


once-over     
If you give something or someone the once-over, you quickly look at or examine them.  
INFORMAL  
give something or someone the once-over      phrase   V inflects, PHR after v  
She gave the apartment a once-over.     

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once

  
1    at one time, formerly, in the old days, in the past, in times gone by, in times past, long ago, once upon a time, previously  
2    at once:     
a.    directly, forthwith, immediately, instantly, now, right away, straight away, straightway     (archaic)   this (very) minute, without delay, without hesitation  
b.    at or in one go     (informal)   at the same time, simultaneously, together  
3    once and for all      conclusively, decisively, finally, for all time, for good, for the last time, permanently, positively, with finality  
4    once in a while      at intervals, at times, every now and then, from time to time, now and again, occasionally, once in a blue moon     (informal)   on occasion, sometimes  

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all at once, once or twice, at once, for once

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exp.
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[Fam.] acronym
adj.
happening once a year
Ex.: My favorite annual event is Christmas because I eat my mother's great feast and get christmas presents from Santa Claus.
exp.
to become more serious
id.
the carrot is more effective than the stick
exp.
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adj.
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[Comp.];[Bus.] can be used as both noun and adjective: plug and play device; plug and play employee or simply plug and play (noun)
adv.
maximum; no more (or later) than; at the most
E.g.: You have to be back at 11 o'clock tops; The show lasted one hour tops
adj.
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familiar word formed by the combination of liberal, currently headed by Nick Clegg
adj.
a person with more power or authority than others
Eg.: Your father is one of the dominant man in his section because he is boss.
v.
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This is a term rising in popularity
id.
At a point where you know you have to make a decision that not only effects your life, not only the life of the objects you love but the ones that you consider as well. More than one crux will certainly cause an individual to have a dilemma or two.
n.
an affectionate slang name for a penis, similar to tadger, which is a more common used term. Used especially in the North of England, Todger has also been used as a nickname, particularly for males called Tom and Todd
v.
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a necklace made of upcycled plastic bags
n.
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[Hum. Sc.] The formoisie is the social class that created social-democracy and stalinism.
n.
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n.
a process by which two or more things affect each other ()
I learned the idea of interactions in ecosystems. It was hard to understand because there are many kinds of interactions that made me feel confused.
n.
a process by which two or more things affect each other
In my science class, I learned the interaction between humans and the Earth is getting more negative because people keep emitting the carbon dioxide.
adj.
having a single dominating theme; esp : having a theme continuing through more than one movement of a musical composition
n.
an ambitious woman who thinks her career really matters more than many things and is not willing to compromise on it
exp.
(in an organization) set up a more informal structure/workflow/environment; give up on communication protocols between departments
[Bus.]
exp.
live without being connected to one of more public utilities (such as water, electric power)
id.
to be more sucsessful than others in a competitive situation.or to do things in advance to reach sucsess in a competition.
I jelous my friend she is always ahead of the game! That basketball tim was ahead of the game that is why they won!
n.
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q.
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this is just something my grandmother would say in cajun french

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