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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…
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