An enterprise, business, etc, controlled by one person: The company had previously been run as a ”one-man show” (entry form 1921+, variant 1938+)
Also, one-man band. A person who does or manages just about everything, as in This department is a one-man show—the chairman runs it all, or John conducts the interviews, writes the articles, solicits ads, deals with the printer—he’s a one-man band. This idiom alludes to the actor or artist responsible for the entire performance or exhibit, or the musician who plays every instrument in the group. [ First half of 1900s ]
[wuhn-men-ee; usually read as wuhn-tuh-men-ee] /ˈwʌnˈmɛn i; usually read as ˈwʌn təˈmɛn i/ adjective, Logic, Mathematics. 1. (of a relation) having the property that an element may be assigned to several elements but that given an element, only one may be assigned to it. adjective 1. (maths, logic) (of a relation) holding between more than […]
- One nation
noun any country in which there is social equality for all; also written One Nation noun See one nation
[wuhn-nis] /ˈwʌn nɪs/ noun 1. the quality of being ; singleness. 2. . 3. sameness; identity. 4. unity of thought, feeling, belief, aim, etc.; agreement; concord. 5. a strong feeling of closeness or affinity; union: He feels a oneness with God. /ˈwʌnnɪs/ noun 1. the state or quality of being one; singleness 2. the state […]
[wuhn-nahy-ter] /ˈwʌnˈnaɪ tər/ noun 1. .