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no one

or no-one

pronoun
1.
no person; not anyone; nobody:
No one is home.
Origin of no one
1595-1605
First recorded in 1595-1605
Can be confused
nobody, no one, none.
Usage note
See each.
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British Dictionary definitions for no-one

no-one

pronoun
1.
no person; nobody
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