at one time

at one time  {adv. phr.}
1. In the same moment; together.
Let's start the dance again all at one time.
Mr. Reed's bills came all at one time and he could not pay them.
Syn.: AT THE SAME TIME (1).
2. At a certain time in the past; years ago.
At one time people thought that Minnesota was not a good place to live.
At one time most school teachers were men, but today there are more women than men.
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