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  1. one
    IPA[wən]
  2. cardinal

    • 1. the lowest cardinal number; half of two; 1:

      there's only room for one person two could live as cheaply as one one hundred miles World War One a one-bedroom apartment
      Synonym : a single, a solitary, a sole, a lone
    • 2. a single person or thing, viewed as taking the place of a group:

      they would straggle home in ones and twos
      Synonym : a single, a solitary, a sole, a lone
    • 3. single; just one as opposed to any more or to none at all (used for emphasis):

      her one concern is to save her daughter
      Synonym : only, single, solitary, sole
    • 4. denoting a particular item of a pair or number of items:

      electronics is one of his hobbies he put one hand over her shoulder and one around her waist a glass tube closed at one end
    • 5. denoting a particular but unspecified occasion or period:

      one afternoon in late October
      Synonym : some, any, a certain
    • 6. used before a name to denote a person who is not familiar or has not been previously mentioned; a certain:

      he worked as a clerk for one Mr. Ming
    • 7. a noteworthy example of (used for emphasis):

      the actor was one smart-mouthed troublemaker he was one hell of a snappy dresser
    • 8. identical; the same:

      all types of training meet one common standard
      Synonym : only, single, solitary, sole
    • 9. one year old.

    • 10. one o'clock:

      it's half past one I'll be there at one
    • 11. a one-dollar bill.

    • 12. an alcoholic drink:

      a cool one after a day on the water
    • 13. a joke or story:

      the one about the chicken farmer and the spaceship
    • 14. a size of garment or other merchandise denoted by one.

    • 15. a domino or dice with one spot.

    pronoun

    • 1. referring to a person or thing previously mentioned or easily identified:

      her mood changed from one of moroseness to one of joy her best apron, the white one do you want one?
    • 2. a person of a specified kind:

      you're the one who ruined her life my friends and loved ones Eleanor was never one to be trifled with
    • 3. a person who is remarkable or extraordinary in some way:

      you never saw such a one for figures
    • 4. used to refer to the speaker, or any person, as representing people in general:

      one must admire him for his willingness one gets the impression that he is ahead
    • suffix字尾

      forming nouns denoting various compounds, especially ketones:
    • cardinal

      the lowest cardinal number; half of two; 1:

      a single person or thing:

    • pronoun

      referring to a person or thing previously mentioned or easily identified:

      a person of a specified kind:

    • suffix字尾

      forming nouns denoting various compounds, especially ketones:
    • ordinal

      coming before all others in time or order; earliest; 1st:

      never previously done or occurring:

    • pronoun

      a person's own self:

      used to emphasize that one does something individually or unaided:

    • ordinal

      coming before all others in time or order; earliest; 1st:

      never previously done or occurring:

    • pronoun

      used as the object of a verb or preposition when this is the same as the subject of the clause and the subject is stated or understood as ‘one’:

      used to emphasize that one does something individually or unaided:

    • noun

      a person or thing that is the best or the most important in an activity or area:

      a recording or other product in a particular category that has sold the most copies in a particular time period:

    • adjective

      most important or prevalent; foremost:

      best-selling:

    • adjective

      moving or allowing movement in one direction only:

      (of a road or system of roads) along which traffic may pass in one direction only.

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