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lone

adjective [before noun] uk   /ləʊn/  us   /loʊn/
alone: a lone survivor He was a lone voice (= the only person) arguing against a reduction in payments.lone parent/mother/father someone who has children but no partner living with them
Translations of “lone”
in Arabic وَحيد…
in Korean 혼자…
in Malaysian sendirian…
in French solitaire…
in Turkish yalnız, tek başına…
in Italian isolato, solitario…
in Chinese (Traditional) 單獨的,獨自的…
in Russian одинокий…
in Polish samotny…
in Vietnamese không bầu bạn, đơn chiếc…
in Spanish solitario…
in Portuguese solitário…
in Thai โดดเดี่ยว…
in German einsam…
in Catalan sol…
in Japanese ただ一人の…
in Indonesian sendirian…
in Chinese (Simplified) 单独的,独自的…
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