at a sitting
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At one time, during one period. For example, The cruise ship could feed about 500 passengers at a sitting, or We read the entire poem at a sitting. Since the word sitting implies just that posture, the term means “during a period when one is seated and engaged in a single continuous activity.”
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ataractic, Atarax, ataraxia, at arm's length, Atascadero, at a sitting, at a stretch, at a time, Atatürk, Ataturk, Kemal, atavic
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