- I. One-offA one-off event only happens once and will not be repeated.II. One-offA one-off occurence is a unique or exceptional event.
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one-off — ➔ one time * * * Ⅰ. one off UK US /ˌwʌnˈɒf/ adjective [before noun] UK ► (US one shot) produced or happening only once: »The London store is stocking 12 exclusive, one off designs. »a one off opportunity/chance »a … Financial and business terms
one-off — one off1 adj [only before noun] BrE happening or done only once, not as part of a regular series American Equivalent: one shot ▪ It s yours for a one off payment of only £200. one off 2 .one off2 n BrE 1.) something that is done or made only once … Dictionary of contemporary English
one-off — one offs 1) N COUNT You can refer to something as a one off when it is made or happens only once. [mainly BRIT] Our survey revealed that these allergies were mainly one offs. 2) ADJ: ADJ n A one off thing is made or happens only once. [mainly… … English dictionary
one-off — (n.) single example of a manufactured product, 1934, from ONE (Cf. one) + OFF (Cf. off). Later given figurative extension … Etymology dictionary
one-off — one off1 noun count usually singular BRITISH 1. ) something that only happens once 2. ) someone who is very unusual and not like anyone else one off ,one off 2 adjective BRITISH happening, done, or made only once … Usage of the words and phrases in modern English
one-off — [wun′ôf′, wun′äf′] Brit. adj. happening, made, done, etc. only once; not repeated n. something that is one of a kind, not part of a series, etc … English World dictionary
one-off — one′ off chiefly brit. 1) brit. done, occurring, or made only once 2) brit. something occurring, done, or made only once • Etymology: 1935–40 … From formal English to slang
one-off — informal, chiefly Brit. ► ADJECTIVE ▪ done, made, or happening only once. ► NOUN 1) something done, made, or happening only once. 2) a unique or remarkable person … English terms dictionary
one-off — noun a happening that occurs only once and is not repeated • Hypernyms: ↑happening, ↑occurrence, ↑occurrent, ↑natural event * * * one off «WUHN AWF, OF», adjective, noun. British. –adj. made or intended for only one time, occasion, or person:… … Useful english dictionary
one-off — adjective Date: 1934 1. limited to a single time, occasion, or instance ; one shot < one off gigs > 2. singular, unique < a one off design > • one off noun … New Collegiate Dictionary