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deserted

adjective uk   /dɪˈzɜː.tɪd/ us    /-ˈzɝː.t̬ɪd/

deserted adjective (EMPTY)

C1 If a place is deserted, there are no people in it: a deserted building/street The coastal resorts are deserted in winter.

deserted adjective (LEFT BEHIND)

left alone in a difficult situation: a deserted wife
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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