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no one

or no-one

no person; not anyone; nobody:
No one is home.
Origin of no one
First recorded in 1595-1605
Can be confused
nobody, no one, none.
Usage note
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Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • no-one can remain a Home Ruler when he understands the subject.

    Ireland as It Is Robert John Buckley (AKA R.J.B.)
  • But I can only come on condition that no-one knows anything about it.

    Jewish Children Sholem Naumovich Rabinovich
  • On such an occasion as this no-one would have thought of referring to it as school.

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    Mary Elizabeth Phillips
  • no-one of them equals Istlf or Astarghach; these must be the Fol.

    The Bbur-nma in English

    Babur, Emperor of Hindustan
  • Let no-one on either side make talk or allusion to the other.

    The Bbur-nma in English

    Babur, Emperor of Hindustan
British Dictionary definitions for no-one


no person; nobody
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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