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sole

adjective [before noun] uk   /səʊl/ us    /soʊl/
C1 being one only; single: My sole objective is to make the information more widely available. The sole survivor of the accident was found in the water after six hours.Single, double and multipleAloneSeparateness and isolation in space C1 not shared with anyone else: She has sole responsibility for the project. I have sole charge of both children all day.AloneSeparateness and isolation in space

sole

noun [C] uk   /səʊl/ us    /soʊl/

sole noun [C] (FOOT)

(plural soles) the bottom part of the foot that touches the ground when you stand or walk, or the bottom part of a shoe that touches the ground, usually not including the heel: a cut on the sole of her foot shoes with rubber solesShoes and shoemakingThe foot

sole noun [C] (FISH)

(plural sole) one of a number of flat, round fish that are eaten as food: lemon sole Dover soleSea fishFish and seafood

sole

verb [T] uk   /səʊl/ us    /soʊl/
to put a new sole on a shoeShoes and shoemaking
-soled
suffix uk   /-d/ us  
leather-soled shoesShoes and shoemaking
(Definition of sole from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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