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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishsinglesin‧gle1 /ˈsɪŋɡəl/ ●●● S1 W1 adjective 🔊 🔊 1 one [only before noun]ONLY only one 🔊 A single tree gave shade from the sun. 🔊 They won the game by a single point. 🔊 the highest price ever paid for a single work of art 🔊 a single-sex school (=one for only boys or girls)2 every single3 not a single4 the single biggest/greatest etc5 not married not married, or not involved in a romantic relationship with anyone 🔊 The changes in tax rates will benefit single people the most. 🔊 Is he single?see thesaurus at married6 single bed/room etc7 ticket British EnglishTT a single ticket etc is for a trip from one place to another but not back again syn one-way, → return, round-trip
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singleJeff is 38 years old and still single.How does it feel to be single again?However, the biggest single barrier remains the memory limitation inherent in chip storage.A single bug may catch ten or more termites in succession in this way.In 1990 the Gift Aid Scheme allows tax relief on single cash gifts to charities.Top with a spoonful of Creme fraiche or single cream and some whole mint leaves.But Schweiker did not add a single delegate.Forbes wanted to simplify filing taxes by narrowing the current five rates to a single flat rate.a single-lane bridgePlease fill in the section on the form that asks if you're single, married or divorced.And some will just have a single mention of the term you are searching for.I'm a single mother, so I don't have much money.The first four acts of Don Juan Tenorio take place in a single night.Many of the children at the school come from single parent families.The Cubs won the game by a single point.We hope to establish a single safety standard for all airlines.Carla wore a single strand of pearls around her neck.These trees can grow over a foot in a single summer.At my age it's difficult to meet single women.