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remote

adjective (DISTANT)    /rɪˈməʊt/ US  /-ˈmoʊt/
B2 far away in distance or time, or not closely related: remote galaxies It happened in the remote past, so no one worries about it any more. They take little interest in a conflict far from their homes and remote from their everyday problems.Distant in space and time B2 describes an area, house, or village that is a long way from any towns or cities: a remote mountain villageDistant in space and time specialized internet & telecoms remote computer systems are available to users in another part of a building or in another place, for example through a network: This enables you to get remote access to your email. a remote server remoteness     /-nəs/ noun [U] Distant in space and time
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