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single /'siɳgl/
  • tính từ
    • đơn, đơn độc, một mình, chỉ một
      • single flower: hoa đơn; hoa đơn độc
      • single game: (thể dục,thể thao) trận đánh đơn
      • single bed: giường một
      • a multitude inspired with a single purpose: muôn người cùng chung mục đích
    • đơn độc, cô đơn, không vợ, không chồng, ở vậy
      • single life: cuộc sống đơn độc
      • single state: sự ở vậy, tình trạng ở vậy
      • single man: người chưa có vợ
  • phủ định
    • một, dù là một
      • I did not see a single person: tôi không trông thấy một người nào cả
    • chân thật, thành thật; kiên định
      • a single heart: một tấm lòng thành thật
      • with a single eyes: chỉ nhằm một mục đích, quyết tâm, toàn tâm toàn ý
  • danh từ
    • người không vợ, người không chồng, người độc thân; vật đơn
    • (thể dục,thể thao) trận đánh đơn
      • men's singles: đánh đơn nam
    • vé chỉ đi một lần
    • (số nhiều) chọn ra, lựa ra
Concise Dictionary
+a base hit on which the batter stops safely at first base
+the smallest whole number or a numeral representing this number
+hit a single
+being or characteristic of a single thing or person
+used of flowers having usually only one row or whorl of petals
+existing alone or consisting of one entity or part or aspect or individual
+not married or related to the unmarried state
+characteristic of or meant for a single person or thing
+having uniform application
+not divided among or brought to bear on more than one object or objective

Thesaurus Dictionary
1 unmarried, unwed, unattached, free; celibate:
She remained single till she was twenty-two.
2 singular, individual, distinct, solitary; one, only, sole, lone, unique, isolated:
There wasn't a single person there who could think for himself. A single shot rang out
3 separate, distinct, individual, solitary:
Every single hair is rooted in its follicle.
4 single out. select, choose, pick, separate, take or put or set aside or apart, distinguish, cull, segregate, fix or fasten on:
Why was she singled out for special treatment?
Advanced English Dictionary
adjective, noun, verb
+ adjective
1 [only before noun] only one: He sent her a single red rose. + a single-sex school (= for boys only or for girls only) + All these jobs can now be done by one single machine. + I couldn't understand a single word she said! + the European single currency, the euro + (BrE) a single honours degree (= for which you study only one subject)
for emphasis
2 [only before noun] used to emphasize that you are referring to one particular person or thing on its own: Unemployment is the single most important factor in the growing crime rates. + We eat rice every single day!
not married
3 (of a person) not married or having a romantic relationship with sb: The apartments are ideal for single people living alone. + Are you still single?
for one person
4 [only before noun] intended to be used by only one person: a single bed / room + a single sheet (= large enough for a single bed)
Compare: DOUBLE adj. (3)
5 [only before noun] (BrE) (also one-way AmE, BrE) a single ticket, etc. can be used for travelling to a place but not back again: a single ticket + How much is the single fare to Glasgow?
Compare: RETURN n. (7)
Idioms see FILE n., GLANCE n.
+ noun
1 [C] (BrE) a ticket that allows you to travel to a place but not back again: How much is a single to York?
Compare: RETURN n. (7)
tape / cd
2 [C] a tape, CD, etc. with only one song on each side; the main song on this tape or CD: The group releases its new single next week.
Compare: ALBUM
3 [C] a room in a hotel, etc. for one person: Singles are available from £40 per night.
Compare: DOUBLE n. (5)
unmarried people
4 (singles) [pl.] people who are not married and do not have a romantic relationship with sb else: They organize parties for singles. + a singles bar / club
in sport
5 (singles) [U] (especially in tennis) a game when only one player plays against one other; a series of two or more of these games: the women's singles champion + the first round of the men's singles + a singles match + She's won three singles titles this year.
Compare: DOUBLES n. (6)
6 [C] (in cricket) a hit from which a player scores one RUN (= point)
7 (in baseball) a hit that only allows the player to run to FIRST BASE
Phrasal Verbs: single sb/sth<->out (for sth / as sb/sth) to choose sb/sth from a group for special attention: She was singled out for criticism. + He was singled out as the outstanding performer of the games.
Collocation Dictionary

1 ticket


buy, get
I got a single to Birmingham.


~ to
A single to Stratford, please.

2 CD, tape, etc.


best-selling, hit | debut, first | forthcoming | latest, new


She was in her room playing her singles.
| release (sth as)
The band later released this album track as a single.


come out


number one in the singles chart


~ by
It was voted the best single by a solo artist.
| ~ from
the new single from the band ‘Therapy?’

3 singles: in tennis


junior, men's, women's


I prefer playing singles to doubles.
| win
She won the junior singles.


championship, final, match | champion, player | title


in the ~
She decided not to play in the singles.

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