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isolatedadjective

uk   /ˈaɪ.sə.leɪ.tɪd/  us   /-t̬ɪd/
C1 not near to other ​places: an isolated ​farm/​villageC2 happening or ​existing only ​once, ​separate: There were only a few isolated ​cases of ​violentbehaviour.C1 feelingunhappy because of not ​seeing or ​talking to other ​people: Working at ​home was making her ​feelincreasingly isolated.
(Definition of isolated from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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isolatedadjective

uk   us   /ˈaɪsəleɪtɪd/
not near other things or ​people of the same ​kind: geographically/​politically/socially isolatedisolated island/village You have ​brought the ​resources of the modern ​world to that isolated village.
happening alone, separately, or only once: isolated case/incident/instance This is not an isolated ​case of ​fraud but one of the biggest ​corruptionscandals in ​history.
(Definition of isolated from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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