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deserted

adjective  /dɪˈzɜr·t̬ɪd/ us  
having no people or things in it; empty: These resort towns are largely deserted in winter. We parked in a deserted lot near the river.
Translations of “deserted”
in Korean 사람이 없는…
in Arabic مَهْجور…
in Portuguese deserto…
in Catalan desert…
in Japanese さびれた…
in Italian deserto…
in Chinese (Traditional) 空曠的, 空無一人的,空曠的,空蕩蕩的…
in Russian пустынный…
in Turkish terkedilmiş, virane…
in Chinese (Simplified) 空旷的, 空无一人的,空旷的,空荡荡的…
in Polish opustoszały…
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