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in isolation

Definition of in isolation in English:

Without relation to other people or things; separately: environmental problems must not be seen in isolation from social ones
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  • In our understanding a person can be a person only in relationships, not in isolation.
  • Religious and other organisations do not exist in isolation from the military.
  • It must be a mixture of chemicals, like alcohol and cocaine, which is far more addictive than either in isolation.
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