Definition of 'abandoned'
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His body was found in woods near his abandoned car. The Sun (2015)Metal casing covers the windows of abandoned houses. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Because where better to rekindle a romance than an abandoned car park. Times, Sunday Times (2010)He finds an abandoned house and his eyes light up as he makes it his lair. The Sun (2013)At this time we also saw a suspicious abandoned car ahead. Dusty Warriors: Modern Soldiers at War (2006)The survivors then head into an abandoned mine where a female soldier has been abducted for breeding purposes. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The story involves a man who faces the animosity of local villagers when he moves into an abandoned house. Times, Sunday Times (2016)An avid dog lover, he fostered large numbers of abandoned animals. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Property prices are effectively zero: why buy when you can take over an abandoned house? Times, Sunday Times (2010)THERE have been many reports about the numbers of stray and abandoned animals in rescue centres. The Sun (2011)It looked like an abandoned gold mine for the first year, but has transformed quickly into something magical. Times, Sunday Times (2007)They nest in holes, from a crack in a wall to the glove pocket of an abandoned car. Times, Sunday Times (2012)But after parking at the depot he took her to an abandoned car and attacked her, it was alleged yesterday. The Sun (2006)TWENTY miners were last night feared to have been crushed to death while working illegally in an abandoned gold mine. The Sun (2012)Most was spent on hunting rent debtors, people who had failed to pay for educational courses and owners of abandoned cars. The Sun (2008)Now the owners of an abandoned tin mine hope that it will soon be as well known for the real thing: gold. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Another rumour alleged that ten young people had gone to an abandoned house, got high on drugs and made a pact to kill themselves. Times, Sunday Times (2007)There are 80,000 abandoned buildings in Detroit. Times, Sunday Times (2015)It then took refuge in an abandoned house,' he said. Times, Sunday Times (2011)They are building a winter garden in an abandoned house, new terraces, murals and play areas. Times, Sunday Times (2015)But the happiest moment has the main characters, a father and son, exploring an abandoned house. Times, Sunday Times (2008)I had been sleeping in a windowless abandoned house during winter; sleeping in an actual room with a blanket was enticing. Christianity Today (2000)
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Translations for 'abandoned'
British English: abandoned ADJECTIVE
An abandoned place or building is no longer used or occupied.
The digging had left a network of abandoned mines and tunnels.
Definition of abandoned from the Collins English Dictionary
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