at one time
{adv. phr.} 1. In the same moment; together. * /Let's start the dance again all at one time./ * /Mr. Reed's bills came all at one time and he could not pay them./ Syn.: AT THE SAME TIME(1). 2. At a certain time in the past; years ago. * /At one time people thought that Minnesota was not a good place to live./ * /At one time most school teachers were men, but today there are more women than men./

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  • at one time — {adv. phr.} 1. In the same moment; together. * /Let s start the dance again all at one time./ * /Mr. Reed s bills came all at one time and he could not pay them./ Syn.: AT THE SAME TIME(1). 2. At a certain time in the past; years ago. * /At one… …   Dictionary of American idioms

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