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one

1. the smallest whole number and the first cardinal number; unity
2. a numeral (1, I, i, etc.) representing this number
3. Music the numeral 1 used as the lower figure in a time signature to indicate that the beat is measured in semibreves
4. the one (in Neo-Platonic philosophy) the ultimate being
5. the Holy One or the One above God
6. the Evil One Satan; the devil
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She managed to get back to work and in education several years ago thanks to the one-parent family payment.
I am particularly pleased to be here today because I am myself the child of a one-parent family and therefore can particularly identify with the difficulties and joys that that can bring, " she told an audience at London's Savoy Hotel.
The move was welcomed by one-parent family group Gingerbread.
The findings also suggest that adjustment difficulties for the children of divorced parents may appear only among offspring who both inherit personality tendencies linked to divorce and suffer significant environmental disruption, such as intense conflict between parents or economic hardship in a one-parent family, according to the scientists.
Black America is deeply split right now between an employed, two-parent family class that is closing the gap with whites, and a welfare-dependent, one-parent family class still mired in the ghettos--Hopelessly, it would seem.
Fraudsters collecting pension payments, unemployment and sickness benefits and the one-parent family allowance were targeted by officials from the department.