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Significado de “single” - Diccionario Inglés

Significado de "single" - Diccionario Inglés

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singleadjective

uk   /ˈsɪŋ.ɡəl/  us   /ˈsɪŋ.ɡəl/
  • single adjective (ONE)

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

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  • single adjective (NOT MARRIED)

A2 not ​married, or not having a ​romanticrelationship with someone: a single woman/man/​person He's been single for so ​long now, I don't ​think he'll ​evermarry. The ​number of single-parent familiesdependent on the ​state has ​risenenormously in ​recentyears.

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  • single adjective (SEPARATE)

B1 [before noun] considered on ​its own and ​separate from other things: Patience is the single most ​importantqualityneeded for this ​job. She ​lost every single thing when her ​houseburned down.

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singleverb [I]

uk   /ˈsɪŋ.ɡəl/  us   /ˈsɪŋ.ɡəl/
A ​baseballplayer singles by ​hitting a ​ball that ​allows him to ​reach first ​base.
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singlenoun [C]

uk   /ˈsɪŋ.ɡəl/  us   /ˈsɪŋ.ɡəl/
a ​record or CD that has a ​mainsong and usually a ​smallnumber of other ​songs on it: Have you ​heardLady 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 ​romanticrelationship 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.
(Definition of single from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

Significado de "single" - Diccionario Inglés Americano

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singleadjective [not gradable]

 us   /ˈsɪŋ·ɡəl/
one only: A single ​customer was ​left in the ​shop.
A single ​bed is a ​bed for one ​person.
considered by itself or ​separate from other things: Taxes are the single most ​importantsource of ​funds for the ​government.
not ​married: He’s been single for so ​long, I don’t ​think he’ll ​evermarry.

singlenoun [C]

 us   /ˈsɪŋ·ɡəl/
  • single noun [C] (DOLLAR BILL)

A single is a one-dollar ​bill.
A single is also a ​room for only one ​person.
  • single noun [C] (PERSON WHO IS NOT MARRIED)

a ​person who is not ​married: Singles ​pay more in ​incometax than ​marriedpeople do.
(Definition of single from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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singleadjective [before noun]

uk   us   /ˈsɪŋɡl/
one only: Journalism often relies on a single ​source. Is a thread of e-mails a single ​document or many? a single usecard
UK TRANSPORT travelling or ​allowingtravel in only one direction: a single ​fare/​ticket/journey

singlenoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈsɪŋɡl/
UK TRANSPORT a ​ticket for a journey to a ​place, but not back again: single to somewhere A single to London, please.
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US MONEY a ​piece of ​papermoneyworth one ​dollar
(Definition of single from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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