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Definition of 'lone'

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Those of us who have been lone voices are finding that we are not quite as alone as we might have thought. Times, Sunday Times (2016)We are hoping the lone survivor can tell us what triggered it. The Sun (2016)So why is he a lone voice? Times, Sunday Times (2008)It is the wrong message to send to lone parents. Times, Sunday Times (2007)But very soon there could be more than one lone voice in the crowd. The Sun (2014)Ask any lone parent about the stress that role brings with it! Jan Fennell, Foreword by Monty Roberts THE DOG LISTENER: Learning the Language of your Best Friend (2002)The lone survivor of a caving expedition is persuaded to lead a rescue party through the cavern where her friends died. The Sun (2010)His is not a lone voice. Times, Sunday Times (2012)It was thought to be extinct in Dorset before the lone female was found. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The lone survivor escaped as he was moving the crew's truck when the flames hit. The Sun (2013)You have no solid relationship and being a lone parent isn't easy. The Sun (2007)Not a lone voice any more.... Times, Sunday Times (2008)There were no known financial troubles or disputes and now we are hoping that the lone survivor can tell us something about the trigger. Times, Sunday Times (2016)As many lone bloggers have already found, their regular audience is only going to be a handful of people like them. Times, Sunday Times (2008)At just 34, she is a lone female oligarch in an alpha male world. Times, Sunday Times (2014)With the age of mothers generally rising, a third of the increasing numbers of single lone mothers are now less than 25 years old. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Last time I can clearly remember driving around during one England game and being struck by the number of lone females carrying huge shopping bags. Times, Sunday Times (2006)

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British English: lone ADJECTIVE
If you talk about a lone person or thing, you mean that they are alone.
A lone woman motorist waited for six hours for help yesterday because of a name mix-up.

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