isolation Meaning in the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary Cambridge dictionaries logo
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Meaning of “isolation” - Learner’s Dictionary

isolation

noun     /ˌaɪsəlˈeɪʃən/
SEPARATE [U]
the state of being separate from other people, places, or things: the country's economic isolation from the rest of the worldIsolating and separating
in isolation
alone, or separately from other people, places, or things: These poems cannot be considered in isolation.Isolating and separating
LONELY [U]
a feeling of being lonely: I had this awful sense of isolation.Sadness and regretAloneSeparateness and isolation in space
Translations of “isolation”
in Chinese (Traditional) 孤獨, 孤立…
in Russian изоляция, одиночество…
in Turkish ayrılmışlık, yalnızlık, inziva…
in Chinese (Simplified) 孤独, 孤立…
in Polish izolacja, samotność, wyobcowanie…
(Definition of isolation from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website
Avoiding common errors with the word enough.
Avoiding common errors with the word enough.
by ,
May 25, 2016
by Liz Walter Enough is a very common word, but it is easy to make mistakes with it. You need to be careful about its position in a sentence, and the prepositions or verb patterns that come after it. I’ll start with the position of enough in the sentence. When we use it with a noun,

Read More 

Word of the Day

ultraviolet

Ultraviolet light has a wavelength that is after the violet (= light purple) end of the range of colours that can be seen by humans. Light of this type causes the skin to become darker in the sun.

Word of the Day

convo noun
convo noun
May 23, 2016
informal a conversation The convo around concussions mostly focuses on guys who play football, but Chastain thinks that this whole thing could be a headache for women too.

Read More