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English definition of “single-handed”

single-handed

adjective [not gradable]  /ˈsɪŋ·ɡəlˈhæn·dɪd/ us  
involving only one person's work or effort: The round-the-world single-handed race is sailing's ultimate challenge.
single-handedly
adverb  /ˈsɪŋ·ɡəlˈhæn·dɪd·li/ us  
She single-handedly supported the family after her husband’s death.
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