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  • 1 single — adj 1 *unmarried, celibate, virgin, maiden 2 Single, sole, unique, lone, solitary, separate, particular can all mean one as distinguished from two or more or all others. Something Single is not accompanied or supported by, or combined or united… …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 2 single tax — ☆ single tax n. 1. a system of taxation in which all revenue is to be derived from a tax on a single thing, specif. on the value of land 2. such a tax single tax adj …

    English World dictionary

  • 3 single — adj., n., & v. adj. 1 one only, not double or multiple. 2 united or undivided. 3 a designed or suitable for one person (single room). b used or done by one person etc. or one set or pair. 4 one by itself; not one of several (a single tree). 5… …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 4 thing — [[t]θɪ̱ŋ[/t]] ♦ things 1) N COUNT: usu with supp You can use thing to refer to any object, feature, or event when you cannot, need not, or do not want to refer to it more precisely. What s that thing in the middle of the fountain? Some kind of… …

    English dictionary

  • 5 Single parent — is a term that is mostly used to suggest that one parent has most of the day to day responsibilities in the raising of the child or children, which would categorize them as the dominant caregiver. The dominant caregiver is the parent in which the …

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  • 6 Single-Bilingual — «Single Bilingual» Сингл Pet Shop Boys из альбома Bilingual Выпущен 11 ноября, 1996 года Формат CD, аудиокассета Записан 1995 Жанр …

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  • 7 thing — thing1 [thiŋ] n. [ME < OE, council, court, controversy, akin to Ger ding, ON thing (orig. sense, “public assembly,” hence, “subject of discussion, matter, thing”) < IE * tenk , to stretch, period of time < base * ten , to stretch >… …

    English World dictionary

  • 8 Single Ladies (Put a Ring on It) — Single par Beyoncé extrait de l’album I Am... Sasha Fierce Sortie 8 octobre 2008 (Radio) 13 octobre 2008 (Clip) 11 novembre 2008 (CD Single) Enregistrement …

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  • 9 single — [siŋ′gəl] adj. [ME < OFr sengle < L singulus, single: for IE base see SIMPLE] 1. a) one only; one and no more; individual b) separate and distinct from others of the same kind [every single time] 2. without another or others; alone;… …

    English World dictionary

  • 10 Single Speed World Championship — Single Speed World ChampionshipsLocal name:SSWCRegion:different venue each yearDate:variableType:Single Speed Mountain Bike RaceHistoryFirst Edition:1995?Number of Editions:8?First Winner:Male Travis Brown Female Marla Streb Most Wins Male …

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  • 11 single-minded — adjective with your attention fixed on only one thing: single minded dedication/devotion/commitment single minded pursuit of success a. not allowing yourself to be influenced by other people: She s always been very single minded in pursuing her… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 12 single — ► ADJECTIVE 1) only one; not one of several. 2) designed or suitable for one person. 3) consisting of one part. 4) regarded as distinct from others in a group. 5) even one: not a single mention. 6) not involved in an established romantic or… …

    English terms dictionary

  • 13 single-minded — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ concentrating purposefully on one particular thing. DERIVATIVES single mindedly adverb single mindedness noun …

    English terms dictionary

  • 14 single-mindedly — single minded ► ADJECTIVE ▪ concentrating purposefully on one particular thing. DERIVATIVES single mindedly adverb single mindedness noun …

    English terms dictionary

  • 15 single-mindedness — single minded ► ADJECTIVE ▪ concentrating purposefully on one particular thing. DERIVATIVES single mindedly adverb single mindedness noun …

    English terms dictionary

  • 16 Single — Sin gle, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Singled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Singling}.] 1. To select, as an individual person or thing, from among a number; to choose out from others; to separate. [1913 Webster] Dogs who hereby can single out their master in the… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 17 single tax — UK US noun [C] PROPERTY, TAX ► a system of taxes which only charges tax on one particular type of thing, especially land value …

    Financial and business terms

  • 18 single — sin|gle1 W1S2 [ˈsıŋgəl] adj ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(one)¦ 2 every single 3 not a single 4 the single biggest/greatest etc 5¦(not married)¦ 6 single bed/room etc 7¦(ticket)¦ ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ [Date: 1200 1300; : Old French; Origin: Latin s …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 19 single — [[t]sɪ̱ŋg(ə)l[/t]] ♦ singles, singling, singled 1) ADJ: ADJ n (emphasis) You use single to emphasize that you are referring to one thing, and no more than one thing. A single shot rang out... Over six hundred people were wounded in a single day …

    English dictionary

  • 20 single — /sing geuhl/, adj., v., singled, singling, n. adj. 1. only one in number; one only; unique; sole: a single example. 2. of, pertaining to, or suitable for one person only: a single room. 3. solitary or sole; lone: He was the single survivor. 4.… …

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