An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (solitary)
a. solitario
A lone figure dressed in black could be seen at the bottom of the beach.Al final de la playa, se veía una figura solitaria vestida de negro.
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A lone sailor was rescued by the coastguard service last night.Un hombre que navegaba en solitario fue rescatado anoche por el servicio de guardacostas.
The shooting was carried out by a lone gunman.El asesinato fue llevado a cabo por un pistolero que actuaba en solitario.
2. (unmarried, divorced, or widowed) (United Kingdom)
a. solo
Life can be hard for a lone parent bringing up three children.La vida puede ser dura para un padre o una madre solos que crían a tres hijos.
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (solitary)
a. solitario(a)
lone parentmadre soltera, padre soltero
the Lone Rangerel Llanero Solitario
2. (fig)
a lone wolfuna persona solitaria
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lone [ləʊn]
(solitary) solitario
to play a lone hand actuar solo
lone parent (n)
single parent See culture box in entry single.
lone ranger (n) llanero (m) solitario
lone wolf (n) lobo (m) solitario
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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