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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 person offered 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 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.

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  • 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.

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singleverb [I]

uk   /ˈsɪŋ.ɡəl/ us   /ˈsɪŋ.ɡəl/
A baseball player 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 main song and usually a small number of other songs 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.
(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 important source of funds for the government.
not married: He’s been single for so long, I don’t think he’ll ever marry.

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 income tax than married people do.
(Definition of single from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

Significado de "single" - Diccionario Inglés para los negocios

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singleadjective [before noun]

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

singlenoun [C]

uk   /ˈsɪŋɡl/ us  
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 paper money worth one dollar
(Definition of single from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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