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how to say the adjectival "one-time" / "non-recurrent" in Latin

The word unicus comes to mind, and L&S describes the main meaning as "one and no more, only, sole, single". It does not refer specifically to time, though, so you need some recasting to ...
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How many steps in mille passus?

The word passus means two things that are best kept separate: A step or a pair of steps. A unit of distance, five Roman feet. Meaning 2 is inspired by meaning 1 but not tied to it. As a unit of ...
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