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Definición de “single” en inglés

single

adjective uk   /ˈsɪŋ.ɡl̩/ us  

single adjective (ONE)

B2 [before noun] one only: He knocked his opponent down with a single blow. Not a single person offered to help her. You haven't been listening to a single word I've been saying.

single adjective (NOT MARRIED)

A2 not married, or not having a romantic relationship with someone: a single woman/man/person He's been single for so long now, I don't think he'll ever marry. The number of single-parent families dependent on the state has risen enormously in recent years.

single adjective (SEPARATE)

B1 [before noun] considered on its own and separate from other things: Patience is the single most important quality needed for this job. She lost every single thing when her house burned down.

single

verb [I] uk   /ˈsɪŋ.ɡl̩/ us  
A baseball player singles by hitting a ball that allows him to reach first base.
Phrasal verbs

single

noun [C] uk   /ˈsɪŋ.ɡl̩/ us  
a record or CD that has only one main song on it: Have you heard Lady Gaga's new single? in cricket, one run (= point) in baseball, a hit that allows the player to reach first base singles [U] a game, especially in tennis, played between one player on one side and one on the other
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singles [plural] people who are not married and do not have a romantic relationship with someone single (ticket) B1 UK a ticket for a journey to a place, but not for the return: May I have a single to London, please. a single room
(Definition of single from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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