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English definition of “isolation”

isolation

noun [U]     /ˌaɪ.səl.eɪ.ʃən/
C1 the condition of being alone , especially when this makes you feel unhappy : The prisoner had been kept in isolation for three days . After all the visitors had left , she experienced a feeling of complete isolation.Separateness and isolation in spaceAlone C2 the fact that something is separate and not connected to other things: I can't think about it in isolation (= separately ) - I need some examples of the problem .Isolating and separating
(Definition of isolation noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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