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English definition of “single”

single

adjective [before noun] (SEPARATE)    /ˈsɪŋ.ɡl̩/
B1 considered on its own and separate from other things: Patience is the single most important quality needed for this job . She lost every single thing when her house burned down.Single, double and multiple
(Definition of single adjective (SEPARATE) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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