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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. 2017.
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  • It became like a beast of burden in the fairy tale, and no-one there to defend it.

    Ditte: Girl Alive! Martin Andersen Nexo
  • But I can only come on condition that no-one knows anything about it.

    Jewish Children Sholem Naumovich Rabinovich
  • For as long as verse has been written in the Turk tongue, no-one has written so much or so well as he.

    The Bbur-nma in English Babur, Emperor of Hindustan
  • no-one can remain a Home Ruler when he understands the subject.

    Ireland as It Is Robert John Buckley (AKA R.J.B.)
  • He would yield to no-one in his loyalty to his sovereign, and his readiness to obey the law.

    The Life of John Bunyan Edmund Venables
British Dictionary definitions for no-one


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