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addaword.gifdefinition of only

noun
an only child (= a child who has no brothers or sisters)
... social scientists tentatively predict that the number of onlies will keep growing, bringing the national average number of children per family down below 2.1.
Submitted from United Kingdom on 12/06/2014 21:35:00
Definition of only from the Open Dictionary – a public resource hosted by Macmillan English Dictionary Online

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a very large party where people eat, sell or share many different types of food, usually held outside or in a large public building

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