solitary

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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
1. (alone)
a. solitario
The widow lived a sad, solitary existence.La viuda vivía una existencia triste y solitaria.
2. (secluded)
a. aislado
Diego loves hiking in the most solitary and far away places he can find.A Diego le encanta hacer senderismo por los sitios más aislados y lejanos que puede encontrar.
3. (only)
a. solo
A solitary piece of cake was left on the plate that no one dared take.Un solo trozo de pastel quedaba en el plato, y nadie se atrevía a tomarlo.
b. único
Our solitary concern is that there won't be sufficient time to complete the project.Nuestra única preocupación es que no haya el tiempo suficiente para completar el proyecto.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
4. (hermit)
a. el solitario
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
, la solitaria
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
It's difficult for a solitary like Janice to get used to living with company.Es difícil para una solitaria como Janice acostumbrarse a vivir en compañía.
5.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(punishment)
a. la incomunicación
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
After a week of solitary, it was a relief for Oliver just to be back in the prison yard.Tras una semana de incomunicación, fue un alivio para Oliver estar de vuelta en el patio de la cárcel.
b. el aislamiento
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
It wasn't the fights or the guards, but rather solitary that Sheila feared.No eran las peleas ni las guardias, sino el aislamiento a lo que Sheila temía.
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solitary
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
1. (general)
a. solitario(a)
solitary confinementaislamiento m, incomunicación f
to be in solitary confinementestar incomunicado(a)
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solitary [ˈsɒlɪtərɪ]
adjective
1 (lonely, lone) [+person, life, childhood] solitario
to take a solitary walk dar un paseo solo; pasearse sin compañía; to feel rather solitary sentirse solo; sentirse aislado
2 (secluded) retirado
3 (sole) solo; único
not a solitary one ni uno (solo); there has been one solitary case ha habido un caso único; there has not been one solitary case no ha habido ni un solo caso
noun
1 (person) solitarioasolitaria (m) (f);a solitaria
2
solitary confinement See culture box in entry solitary.
modifier
solitary confinement (n)
to be in solitary confinement estar incomunicado; estar en pelota (very_informal)
he was put in solitary confinement
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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