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isolation

1. noun being apart2. noun feeling lonely or cut off3. noun POL having little contact with others4. noun SCI separating substance5. noun MED separation of patient etc6. noun POLICE practice of separating detainees etc
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1 noun being apartiargúltacht fem  c m uscoiteacht  c m uin the isolation of the Highlands in iargúltacht na nGarbhchríochbecause of its isolation from the rest of the country toisc é a bheith scoite ón gcuid eile den tírthey prefer to live in isolation is fearr leo maireachtáil ar an iargúil 2 noun feeling lonely or cut offscoiteacht  c m uuaigneas masc1  c m uisolation and loneliness affect many people bíonn an scoiteacht agus an t-uaigneas ag cur as do go leor daoinemany elderly are left in isolation fágtar go leor seandaoine ar an uaigneas, fágtar a lán seandaoine gearrtha amach ón bpobalif they have feelings of isolation from the other pupils má mhothaíonn siad go bhfuil siad scoite amach ó na daltaí eile
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3 noun POL having little contact with othersleithlisiú masc  c m uthe political isolation of Iran leithlisiú polaitiúil na hIaráine 4 noun SCI separating substanceaonrú masc  c m u 5 noun MED separation of patient etcleithlisiú masc  c m u he was kept in isolation coimeádadh ar leithlis éisolation room seomra leithlise 6 noun POLICE practice of separating detainees etccoinneáil ar leithlisthe prisoner was placed in isolation cuireadh an príosúnach faoi choinneáil ar leithlis
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in isolation

the muscles don't function in isolation ní fheidhmíonn na matáin ina n-aonar, ní fheidhmíonn na matáin astu féinthe Troubles can't be discussed in isolation from history ní féidir na Trioblóidí a phlé gan tagairt den stair