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at a (or one) stroke

Definition of at a or one stroke in English:

By a single action having immediate effect: attitudes cannot be changed at one stroke
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  • This more than doubled Artemis's size at a stroke, as well as giving it a much stronger marketing platform on which to build.
  • And he is probably calculating his salary will double or treble at a stroke.
  • Towns don't often get the opportunity to double its centre at a stroke.
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