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isolates

noun
plural of isolate

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(Entry 1 of 2)

a person who lives away from others
  • interpersonal relationships are very stressful for him, so he lives as a virtual isolate

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isolates

verb
present tense third-person singular of isolate

Synonyms & Antonyms of isolates (Entry 2 of 2)

to set or keep apart from others
  • rescuers finally reached outlying villages that had been isolated by the massive earthquake

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“Isolates.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/isolates. Accessed 9 Aug. 2020.

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