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one-off

(1) One disc at a time. Recorded CD-R discs are called one-offs because they are "burned" one at a time in an optical drive.

(2) Software that is written to solve a specific problem and run only one time is sometimes called a one-off.

(3) Any single product that is custom created for a customer one at a time. See me-tailing.
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COMEBACK Actress Liz Dawn will return to screen for one-off show.
Adjusted EBITDA decreased 30% but excluding one-off effects, adjusted EBITDA grew 20% YoY resulting in a 102 bps expansion in adjusted EBITDA margin on the back of improved margins in the Supermarket and Department Store Divisions.
The original proposal to amend the PFA's by-laws, put forward by parliament, would have seen private sector employees eligible for a one-off payment without restrictions if they completed just three years of service.
This represents an EBIT margin (before one-off items) of 3.
Charges also related to changes in the "fair value" of investment property in Dubai and one-off operating expenses booked during the year, Nessim said, without giving any further detail.
They can go into a one-off match and get a result because they have big-game players who have experience, determination and they know how to win.
The set is going down a storm and now, as well as now playing it at festivals this summer, they'll be bringing it to North East fans at a one-off show at Newcastle's O2 Academy on July 8.
The one-off pay-out is on top of pounds 40m that Easyjet said it will pay as its maiden dividend, following 11 years as a stock-market listed company.
ACEVO wants the proceeds of a one-off bonus tax to go to a "Big Society Bank" that the government plans to set up this year to support its goal of expanding the voluntary sector.
A one-off porter aged in a used Tabasco hot sauce barrel.
Pharmaceutical firm AstraZeneca has put forward a patient access scheme so the NHS pays a one-off fee for Iressa, which is suitable for some patients with lung cancer who have a genetic mutation.
A pounds 2 billion pot is being set aside by the NHS to pay for one-off costs like redundancies and redeploying staff, the Department of Health has confirmed.