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Meaning of “lone” in the English Dictionary

"lone" in British English

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loneadjective [before noun]

uk   /ləʊn/  us   /loʊn/
alone: a lone ​survivor He was a lone voice (= the only ​person)arguing against a ​reduction in ​payments.lone parent/mother/father someone who has ​children but no ​partnerliving with them
(Definition of lone from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"lone" in American English

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loneadjective [not gradable]

 us   /loʊn/
being the only one in a ​place or ​situation; ​standingalone: Her ​singing is ​backed by a lone ​piano.
(Definition of lone from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “lone”
in Korean 혼자…
in Arabic وَحيد…
in Malaysian sendirian…
in French solitaire…
in Russian одинокий…
in Chinese (Traditional) 單獨的,獨自的…
in Italian isolato, solitario…
in Turkish yalnız, tek başına…
in Polish samotny…
in Spanish solitario…
in Vietnamese không bầu bạn, đơn chiếc…
in Portuguese solitário…
in Thai โดดเดี่ยว…
in German einsam…
in Catalan sol…
in Japanese ただ一人の…
in Chinese (Simplified) 单独的,独自的…
in Indonesian sendirian…
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