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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
Translations of “solitaire”
in Chinese (Traditional) 寶石, (尤指戒指上的)單顆寶石…
in Russian пасьянс…
in Turkish tek kişilik iskambil oyunu…
in Chinese (Simplified) 宝石, (尤指戒指上的)独粒宝石…
in Polish pasjans…
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