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once

  
1    at one time, formerly, in the old days, in the past, in times gone by, in times past, long ago, once upon a time, previously  
2    at once:     
a.    directly, forthwith, immediately, instantly, now, right away, straight away, straightway     (archaic)   this (very) minute, without delay, without hesitation  
b.    at or in one go     (informal)   at the same time, simultaneously, together  
3    once and for all      conclusively, decisively, finally, for all time, for good, for the last time, permanently, positively, with finality  
4    once in a while      at intervals, at times, every now and then, from time to time, now and again, occasionally, once in a blue moon     (informal)   on occasion, sometimes  
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exp.
you only live once
[Fam.] acronym
adj.
happening once a year
Ex.: My favorite annual event is Christmas because I eat my mother's great feast and get christmas presents from Santa Claus.
exp.
absolutely not; not in this lifetime
Slang expression used mostly in 19th century
exp.
share ideas based on a similar experience
[Fig.] E.g.: They were both going through a divorce, so they met to compare notes.
n.
1. conical-shaped iron basket brazier, holding a fire to be burned as a beacon 2. open lamp or firepan carried on a pole, once used as portable illumination
[Hist.]
adj.
1. [Comp.] a device that once plugged in is automatically recognized by the system and launches the expected process without any action on the user's side; 2. [Bus.] a new employee who is able to start work without too much induction and training
[Comp.];[Bus.] can be used as both noun and adjective: plug and play device; plug and play employee or simply plug and play (noun)
n.
a person who has a lack of experience, skill or knowledge in a particular sphere or activity, especially computing or the use of the Internet
[Slang];[Pej.] Also written "n00b" (with zeros). The word came from "newb" or "newbie" which refers to someone who is just starting out in the use of the Net.
adj.
based on scientific testing or practical experience, not on ideas
I found out that the distance from the pond doesn't affect the number of plants from the empirical data I collected.
exp.
expression used when referring to someone's profession, background, social class or life experience
E.g: People from all walks of life will participate to the event
exp.
be consumed by an emotion; experience an intense feeling
be beside oneself with joy/ grief/ anger etc.
exp.
experience a special pleasure, excitement out of smth.; enjoy smth. very much
E.g.: She gets a bang out of shopping.
n.
someone who, most of the time, carries a device enabling him to capture his day-by-day experiences (such as a photo camera, mobile phone etc.)
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