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once  


      adv  
1    one time; on one occasion or in one case  
2    at some past time; formerly  
I could speak French once     
3    by one step or degree (of relationship)  
a cousin once removed     
4    in conditional clauses, negatives, etc.   ever; at all  
if you once forget it     
5    multiplied by one  
6    once and away  
a    conclusively  
b    occasionally  
7    once and for all   conclusively; for the last time  
8    once in a while   occasionally; now and then  
9    once or twice or once and again   a few times  
10    once upon a time   used to begin fairy tales and children's stories  
      conj  
11    subordinating   as soon as; if ever or whenever  
once you begin, you'll enjoy it     
      n  
12    one occasion or case  
you may do it, this once     
13    all at once  
a    suddenly or without warning  
b    simultaneously  
14    at once  
a    immediately  
b    simultaneously  
15    for once   this time, if (or but) at no other time  
     (C12 ones, anes, adverbial genitive of on, an one)  


once-over  
      n  
Informal  
1    a quick examination or appraisal  
2    a quick but comprehensive piece of work  
3    a violent beating or thrashing (esp. in the phrase give (a person or thing) the (or 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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Consulte también:

at once, all at once, once and away, for once

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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.
adj.
1. [Comp.] a device that once plugged in is automatically recognized by the system and launches the expected process without any action on the user's side; 2. [Bus.] a new employee who is able to start work without too much induction and training
[Comp.];[Bus.] can be used as both noun and adjective: plug and play device; plug and play employee or simply plug and play (noun)

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