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  1. for once(Adverb)

    For the first time, after many instances to the contrary; in a rare exception to the rule; as an exception to the usual.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of for once in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of for once in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Home Secretary:

    Almost all of these attacks have been prevented, but as the IRA once boasted, the terrorists only have to be lucky once.

  2. Mohammad Javad Zarif:

    Once we reach that understanding, once this hysteria is out, once this fear-mongering is out, then we can have a deal, and a deal that is not going to hurt anybody.

  3. Fabrice:

    A Belgian motorist was complaining that his turn signal had been defective and was going :"once it worked!, once it didn't work!, once it worked!, once it didn't work!, once it...."

  4. Rudyard Kipling:

    Once there was The People - Terror gave it birth Once there was The People, and it made a hell of earth Earth arose and crushed it. Listen, oh, ye slain Once there was The People - it shall never be again

  5. Vince Lombardi:

    Winning is not a sometime thing it's an all time thing. You don't win once in a while, you don't do things right once in a while, you do them right all the time. Winning is habit. Unfortunately, so is losing.

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