US: /ˈsɑɫəˌtɛɹi/
UK: /sˈɒlɪtəɹi/

English Vietnamese dictionary

solitary /'sɔlitəri/
  • tính từ
    • một mình, cô độc, cô đơn; hiu quạnh, vắng vẻ
      • a solitary life: cuộc sống cô đơn
      • a solitary valley: thung lũng khuất nẻo
      • solitary confinement: sự giam riêng, sự giam xà lim
  • danh từ
    • người ở ẩn, ẩn sĩ

Advanced English dictionary

adjective, noun
+ adjective
1 [usually before noun] done alone; without other people: She enjoys long solitary walks. + He led a solitary life.
2 (of a person or an animal) enjoying being alone; frequently spending time alone: He was a solitary child. + Tigers are solitary animals.
3 (of a person, thing or place) alone, with no other people or things around: a solitary farm + A solitary light burned dimly in the hall.
4 [usually before noun] (especially in negative sentences and questions) only one; single: There was not a solitary shred of evidence (= none at all).
solitariness noun [U]: Even as a boy he was given to solitariness.
+ noun (plural solitaries)
2 [C] (formal) a person who chooses to live alone(also informal solitary)
+ noun
[U] a punishment in which a prisoner is kept alone in a separate cell: to be in solitary confinement

Thesaurus dictionary

1 lone, single, sole, individual; unattended, solo, companionless, friendless, lonesome, lonely, unsocial, cloistered, secluded, reclusive, separate, eremitic(al), hermitic(al), remote, withdrawn, distant, out-of-the-way, unfrequented, desolate:
There is not a solitary exception to the rule. Flora's solitary style of living allows her to concentrate on her writing. There is a solitary little inn where we go for weekends.
2 solitary confinement:
The prisoner has been in solitary for striking a guard.

Concise English dictionary

solitaries'sɑlɪtərɪ /'sɒlɪtrɪ
+confinement of a prisoner in isolation from other prisoners
+one who lives in solitude
+characterized by or preferring solitude
+of plants and animals; not growing or living in groups or colonies
+lacking companions or companionship
+being the only one; single and isolated from others
+remote or secluded