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  • 1 One — (w[u^]n), a. [OE. one, on, an, AS. [=a]n; akin to D. een, OS. [=e]n, OFries. [=e]n, [=a]n, G. ein, Dan. een, Sw. en, Icel. einn, Goth. ains, W. un, Ir. & Gael. aon, L. unus, earlier oinos, oenos, Gr. o i nh the ace on dice; cf. Skr. [=e]ka. The… …

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  • 2 One — One, n. 1. A single unit; as, one is the base of all numbers. [1913 Webster] 2. A symbol representing a unit, as 1, or i. [1913 Webster] 3. A single person or thing. The shining ones. Bunyan. Hence, with your little ones. Shak. [1913 Webster] He… …

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  • 3 One — (w[u^]n), indef. pron. Any person, indefinitely; a person or body; as, what one would have well done, one should do one s self. [1913 Webster] It was well worth one s while. Hawthorne. [1913 Webster] Against this sort of condemnation one must… …

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  • 4 One — One, v. t. To cause to become one; to gather into a single whole; to unite; to assimilite. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] The rich folk that embraced and oned all their heart to treasure of the world. Chaucer. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 5 -one — suff. (Chem.) A termination indicating that the hydrocarbon to the name of which it is affixed belongs to the fourth series of hydrocarbons, or the third series of unsaturated hydrocarbons; as, nonone. [archaic] [1913 Webster +PJC] …

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  • 6 -one — ([=o]n). [From Gr. w nh, signifying, female descendant.] (Chem.) A suffix indicating that the substance, in the name of which it appears, is a ketone; as, acetone. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 7 one-up — a. Ahead of a friend or competitor in some competitive activity. [PJC] …

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  • 8 one — I. adjective Etymology: Middle English on, an, from Old English ān; akin to Old High German ein one, Latin unus (Old Latin oinos), Sanskrit eka Date: before 12th century 1. being a single unit or thing < one day at a time > 2. a. being one in… …

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  • 9 one-up — transitive verb Etymology: back formation from one upmanship Date: 1963 to practice one upmanship on …

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  • 10 -one — noun suffix Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary, alteration of ene ketone or related or analogous compound or class of compounds < lactone > < quinone > …

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  • 11 one up — adjective Date: 1919 being in a position of advantage usually used with on …

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  • 12 One Life to Live — Title card (2004–present) Genre Soap opera Created by Agnes Nixon …

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  • 13 One Big Union (concept) — The One Big Union is a concept which emerged in the late 19th and early 20th centuries amongst working class trade unionists. Unions initially organised as craft or trade unions. Workers were organized by their skill: carpenters, plumbers,… …

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  • 14 One Piece — redirects here. For the clothing, see One piece swimsuit. One Piece First volume of One Piece, released in Japan by Shueisha on December 24, 1997 ONE PIEC …

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  • 15 One Canada Square — A view of One Canada Square, the second tallest building in the United Kingdom. Record height Tallest in the United …

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  • 16 One Hot Minute — Studio album by The Red Hot Chili Peppers Released September 12, 1995 …

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  • 17 One.Tel — was a group of Australian based telecommunications companies, including principally the publicly listed One.Tel Limited (ACN 068 193 153) established in 1995 soon after deregulation of the Australian telecommunications industry, most of which are …

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  • 18 One Hundred Years of Solitude —   …

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  • 19 One by One — may refer to: Contents 1 Film and television 2 Music 3 See also …

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  • 20 One day — One One (w[u^]n), a. [OE. one, on, an, AS. [=a]n; akin to D. een, OS. [=e]n, OFries. [=e]n, [=a]n, G. ein, Dan. een, Sw. en, Icel. einn, Goth. ains, W. un, Ir. & Gael. aon, L. unus, earlier oinos, oenos, Gr. o i nh the ace on dice; cf. Skr.… …

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