one-time

or one·time

[ wuhn-tahym ]
/ ˈwʌnˌtaɪm /

adjective

having been as specified at one time; former: my one-time partners.
occurring, done, or accomplished only once: his one-time try at elective office.

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Origin of one-time

First recorded in 1880–85

SYNONYMS FOR one-time

1 previous, earlier, past.
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British Dictionary definitions for one-time

one-time

adjective

(prenominal) at some time in the past; former

adverb

Caribbean informal at once
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