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English Meaning(s) for 一世一代

noun, no adjective
  1. once in a lifetime; the first and last occurrence (event, experience) of one's lifetime

Meanings for each kanji in 一世一代

one; one radical (no.1) Kanji Details »
generation; world; society; public Kanji Details »
substitute; change; convert; replace; period; age; counter for decades of ages, eras, etc.; generation; charge; rate; fee Kanji Details »

Sample Sentences for 一世一代

About the wedding ... It's a once-in-a-lifetime chance to be the main attraction so instead of doing it on a shoestring why not pull out all the stops and make a great show of it?
He resolved to embark on a once-in-a-lifetime enterprise.
There's a saying, "once in a life-time event," and that's just what this is.

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