at a time


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at a time

During one period of time without pause or interruption. Why is the change machine only dispensing one coin at a time? It's taking forever! How many boxes can you carry at a time?
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at a ˈtime

separately or in groups of two, three, etc. on each occasion: We had to go and see the principal one at a time.She ran up the stairs two at a time.
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