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one-time ‎(not comparable)

  1. (Britain) Of or pertaining to a specific time in the past.
    He was the one-time president of the club.
  2. (Britain) Occurring only on one occasion.
    He was an eloquent speaker, and his slip of the tongue was a one-time error.

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one-time ‎(third-person singular simple present one-times, present participle one-timing, simple past and past participle one-timed)

  1. (soccer, ice hockey) To shoot (the ball or puck) directly from a teammate's pass.
    • 2013 May 3, Werner Pichler, “Europa League 2012/13, Semifinal, 2nd Leg (R)”, in rec.sport.soccer, Usenet[1]:
      Basel's good moment continued, and in stoppage time of the first half, Streller released Salah with a clever pass down the middle and the young Egyptian one-timed the ball over Čech.

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one-time ‎(uncountable)

  1. (US, slang) The police.

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