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English definition of “deserted”

deserted

adjective uk   /dɪˈzɜː.tɪd/ us    /-ˈzɝː.t̬ɪd/

deserted adjective (EMPTY)

C1 If a place is deserted, there are no people in it: a deserted building/street The coastal resorts are deserted in winter.Empty

deserted adjective (LEFT BEHIND)

left alone in a difficult situation: a deserted wifeAloneSeparateness and isolation in space
(Definition of deserted from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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