in isolation

idiom

: apart from others : separately
The researchers work in isolation.
Their culture developed in isolation from the rest of the world.

Examples of in isolation in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The truth is that people don’t heal or grow in isolation. Myisha Battle, TIME, 30 May 2024 The most successful defenders against him in isolation are Ivica Zubac and Jusuf Nurkic — two of the only players who can match his physicality. Danny Emerman, The Mercury News, 19 May 2024 Only its brakes, fine in isolation but weak by comparison with a modern supercar, give its age away. Ben Oliver, Robb Report, 7 May 2024 Such a war could not be fought by Iran and Israel in isolation. Afshon Ostovar, Foreign Affairs, 19 Apr. 2024 The diplomatic note does nothing to relieve our family's extreme distress about his future -- his grim expectation of spending the rest of his life in isolation in US prison for publishing award-winning journalism. Patrick Reevell, ABC News, 17 Apr. 2024 Investment strategies are not viewed in isolation but are developed to align with your financial objectives and risk tolerance. Jordan Priddy, Kansas City Star, 10 Apr. 2024 In its most intense form, fan logic thrives in isolation. Jason Parham, WIRED, 29 Mar. 2024 Human health is not something that should be considered in isolation, says Chies. Ari Daniel, NPR, 26 Mar. 2024

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“In isolation.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/in%20isolation. Accessed 20 Jun. 2024.

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