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isolation

noun [U] uk   us   /ˌaɪ.səl.eɪ.ʃən/
C1 the condition of being alone, especially when this makes you feel unhappy: The prisoner had been kept in isolation for three days. After all the visitors had left, she experienced a feeling of complete isolation.C2 the fact that something is separate and not connected to other things: I can't think about it in isolation (= separately) - I need some examples of the problem.
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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