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remote

adjective

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1 small in degree
  • there's a remote chance that it'll rain today, so I brought an umbrella

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3 screened or sequestered from view
  • a remote cottage on the far side of the mountain

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4 not close in time or space
  • a permanent base on Mars is likely to happen only in the remote future

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The first known use of remote was in the 15th century

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“Remote.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/remote. Accessed 27 Jan. 2021.

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