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one1 S1 W1

1HMN the number 1 :

They had one daughter.

one hundred and twenty-one pounds

Come back at one (=one o'clock).

Katie's almost one (=one year old).

2## one or two

a small number of people or things [= a few]:

There are one or two things to sort out before I leave.

3## in ones and twos

British English alone or in pairs, rather than in large numbers or groups :

Guests arrived in ones and twos.

Definition of one from the Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English within

the topic NUMBERS

the topic NUMBERS

add
addition
bi-
billion
calculate
constant
D
demi-
division
eight
eleven
equal(a)
equal(v)
even
factor(n)
factor(v)
fifth
fig.
figure
five
four
fourth
gross
hundred
L
M
million
multiple
-nd
negative
nine
No.
nos.
number
O
one
pi
plot
point
positive
product
-rd
root
round
score
second
set
six
square(n)
square(v)
-st
sum
take
ten
thousand
three
tri-
twenty
twice
unit
V
X
zero

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