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solitary in Jail & punishment topic

solitarysolitary2 noun (plural solitaries)  1 [uncountable] informalSCJ solitary confinement He spent two weeks in solitary.2 [countable] British English literaryALONE someone who lives completely alone syn hermit
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solitaryThen shepherds - but shepherds are solitaries.When he left the infirmary he was due to spend two weeks in solitary.Judge orders confiscation of smuggler's £1.5m assets Drugs baron faces 15 years in solitary.The gods of the field incline with the solitaries of the study.