*No-One or *Noone or No One | Meaning, Definition & Spelling
No one is an indefinite pronoun meaning “nobody.”
“Noone,” written without spaces, is sometimes used instead of no one. However, this is incorrect and should be avoided. This is also the case for the hyphenated form “no-one.”
How to use no one in a sentence
No one is also grammatically negative, so using it in a negative statement (i.e., a construction that includes the adverb “not”) creates a double negative that confuses your meaning.
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