This database contains a collection of Mandarin terms which have cultural, historical or sentimental value unique to Singapore. These terms may be used by Singaporeans in the past or at present. Some of the terms are read in print while others are used in our everyday conversations.
Verb , Adjective
Used to describe a one-off action.
Completing something in one go.
One belief is that the Mandarin term “一次过” is a paraphrase of the English term “one-off” or “one-time”.
In Singapore, this term can be used in two different situations, each with its own definition and emphasis.
一次性 (Mainland China)
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