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seclusion

Pronunciation: /sɪˈkluːʒən/

Translation of seclusion in Spanish:

noun/nombre

uncountable/no numerable
  • 1.1 (state) aislamiento (masculine) to live in seclusion vivir recluido or aislado
    Example sentences
    • After a day in seclusion, relatives of executed American hostage Paul Johnson Jr. released a statement.
    • Without security, regardless of their legitimate rights, women will be fearful and will choose to remain in seclusion.
    • At the same time, authorities couldn't hold such a prominent figure in seclusion for interrogation indefinitely.
    1.2 (act) reclusión (feminine)

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