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1. or one·time (wŭn′tīm′)
a. Occurring or undertaken only once: a one-time winner in 1995.
b. Having been in the past; former: asked his one-time classmates for help.
2. Sports Relating to or being a shot made from a pass that is not stopped prior to shooting.
tr.v. one·timed, one·tim·ing, one·times Sports
To shoot (a ball or puck) directly from a pass.
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(prenominal) at some time in the past; former
informal Caribbean at once
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1. having been as specified at one time; former.
2. occurring, done, etc., only once.
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|Adj.||1.||one-time - belonging to some prior time; "erstwhile friend"; "our former glory"; "the once capital of the state"; "her quondam lover"|
past - earlier than the present time; no longer current; "time past"; "his youth is past"; "this past Thursday"; "the past year"
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adjective former, previous, prior, sometime, late, erstwhile, quondam, ci-devant (French), ex- She is a one-time member of the Ziegfeld Follies.
Collins Thesaurus of the English Language – Complete and Unabridged 2nd Edition. 2002 © HarperCollins Publishers 1995, 2002
one-time[ˈwʌntaɪm] ADJ → antiguo, ex
one-time prime minister → ex primer ministro/a m/f
one-time butler to Lord Yaxley → antiguo mayordomo m de Lord Yaxley
the one-time revolutionary → el otrora revolucionario
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005
one-time[ˈwʌnˌtaɪm] adj → ex inv
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995