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sole

adjective [not gradable]  /soʊl/ us  

sole adjective [not gradable] (ONLY)

being the only one; single: She is the sole survivor of the accident. Sole also means belonging to one person or group: The team moved into sole possession of first place.
solely
adverb [not gradable]  /ˈsoʊl·li/ us  
These industries aren’t solely responsible for hazardous wastes.

sole

noun  /soʊl/ us  

sole noun (BOTTOM PART OF FOOT)

[C] the bottom part of a foot which touches the ground when you stand or walk, or the front part of the bottom of a shoe: shoes with leather/rubber soles

sole noun (FISH)

[C/U] ( plural sole) a flat, round fish that is eaten as food
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