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Main Entry: 1sin·gle
Pronunciation: primarystresssieng-gschwal
Function: adjective
1 : not married; especially : never having been married
2 : being alone : being the only one <the single survivor of the disaster>
3 : consisting of one <a single standard>
4 : having only one row of petals or ray flowers around the center of a blossom <a single rose>
5 a : consisting of a separate whole : INDIVIDUAL <each single citizen> b : of, relating to, or involving only one person
6 : being a whole <a single world>
7 : designed for the use of one person only <a single room> <a single bed>
- sin·gle·ness noun

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