in a vacuum

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Definition of in a vacuum

: separated from outside events or influences The group was operating in a vacuum, cut off from the rest of the world. The city's riots did not happen in a vacuum. They were caused by recent political events.

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“In a vacuum.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/in%20a%20vacuum. Accessed 22 Sep. 2020.

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