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isolate

verb [T]  us   /ˈɑɪ·səˌleɪt/
to separate something from other things, or to keep something separate: They tried to isolate the cause of the problem. A high wall isolated the house from the rest of the neighborhood.
isolated
adjective  us   /ˈɑɪ·səˌleɪ·t̬ɪd/
Only a few isolated cases of measles have been reported.
isolation
noun [U]  us   /ˌɑɪ·səˈleɪ·ʃən/
The prisoner was kept in isolation for three days.
Translations of “isolate”
in Vietnamese cô lập…
in Spanish aislar…
in Thai แยก (ความคิด, ปัญหา, สถานการณ์)…
in Malaysian terasing…
in French isoler…
in German isolieren…
in Chinese (Traditional) 隔離, 孤立, 分離…
in Indonesian memisahkan, mengisolasi…
in Russian изолировать, отделять…
in Turkish ayırmak, ayrı tutmak, tecrit etmek…
in Chinese (Simplified) 隔离, 孤立, 分离…
in Polish izolować…
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