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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishone-offˈone-off1 adjective [only before noun] British English  ONLYhappening or done only once, not as part of a regular series syn one-shot American English It’s yours for a one-off payment of only £200.
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one-offMany extremely interesting publications on art currently only exist as a one-off draft.So far, most discounters have stuck to selling food, though Aldi does use one-off promotions of clothing to attract customers.In fact the whole exercise was fairly straight forward, except for one problem which required a one-off solution.They will play a one-off Test and three one-day internationals between March 10-25.It's the one-off thug who normally panics and lashes out.Verdict: Recommended for one-off use in conditions where you dare not risk an expensive camera.one-off paymentIn addition, a number of one-off payments were made to the Partnerships.This is a one-off payment which protects the lender in case you default on the loan.
one-offˌone-ˈoff2 noun [countable] British English  1 DIFFERENTsomething that is done or made only once The deal was a one-off.2 informalDIFFERENT someone who is completely different from anyone else
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one-offEver since 1959, and Bomb, Miles had been experimenting with small magazines and one-offs.Some were marked as regular orders, some as one-offs.
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