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solitaire

noun uk   /ˌsɒl.ɪˈteər/ /ˈsɒl.ɪ.teər/ us    /ˈsɑː.lə.ter/

solitaire noun (JEWELLERY)

[C] a single jewel (= precious stone) that is part of a piece of jewellery, especially a ring, or the ring itself: a solitaire diamond

solitaire noun (CARDS)

[U] US (UK patience) a game played with cards by one person
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