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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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used with other nouns to describe the unexpected and often unwanted effects of a particular situation or trend

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