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solitary / solitario
solitary   [ˈsɒlɪtərɪ]
A. -adjective
1. (=lonely, lone)   [person, life, childhood]   solitario
·to take a solitary walk
·dar un paseo solo,   pasearse sin compañía
·to feel rather solitary
·sentirse solo,   sentirse aislado
2. (=secluded)   retirado
3. (=sole)   solo,   único
·not a solitary one
·ni uno (solo)
·there has been one solitary case
·ha habido un caso único
·there has not been one solitary case
·no ha habido ni un solo caso
B. -noun
1. (=person)   solitario (m) / solitaria (f)
C. -compound
·solitary confinement   -noun
·to be in solitary confinement
·estar incomunicado,   estar en pelota **
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged and Audio Headword Pronunciation (Spanish) 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co Ltd. 1971,1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992,1993,1996,1997,2000,2003,2005.
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