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English definition of “sole”

sole

adjective [not gradable] (ONLY)   /soʊl/
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    /ˈsoʊl·li/ adverb [not gradable] These industries aren’t solely responsible for hazardous wastes .
(Definition of sole adjective (ONLY) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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