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Definition of "isolates" []

  • To place apart; cause to be alone (verb)
  • To quarantine (a person or animal having or suspected of having a contagious disease) (verb)
  • To obtain (a compound) in an uncombined form (verb)
  • To obtain pure cultures of (bacteria, esp those causing a particular disease) (verb)
  • To prevent interaction between (circuits, components, etc); insulate (verb)
  • An isolated person or group (noun)
  • Plural form of isolate. (noun)

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  • Third-person singular simple present indicative form of isolate. (verb)

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Use "isolates" in a sentence
  • "The problem Austen isolates is what happens when women transform themselves into "objects of male desire" but lack the opportunity to marry: where does the energy go?"
  • "I worry about the ways that the sex positive label isolates the awards."
  • "Even if the Spanish clade may result from a gradual expansion of the species from eastern France to Spain, both Spanish and Italian populations may represent long-term isolates, explaining their relatively high level of endemism"
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