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alone

adjective, adverb
 
 
/əˈləʊn/
NO OTHER PEOPLE [never before noun] A2 without other people: She lives alone. We're all alone.Unaided and working aloneAloneSeparateness and isolation in space
ONLY ONE [always after noun] used to emphasize that only one person or thing is involved: Last year alone the company made a million dollars. You alone know how you feel.Single, double and multiple
leave sb alone B2 to stop talking to someone or annoying them: Leave him alone, he's tired.Stop having or doing something
leave sth alone to stop touching something: Leave your hair alone! →  See also let alone Touching and feelingShowing affection
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