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single

['sɪŋɡl]

  1. ADJ

    1. (before noun) (=one only) solo

    2. (before noun) (emphatic)

    3. (before noun) (=individual)

    4. (before noun) (=not double) [bed, sheet, room] individual; [garage] para un solo coche; [whisky, gin etc] sencillo; [bloom] simple

      figure 1., 5)

    5. (=unmarried) [person] soltero; [mother, father] sin pareja; [life] de soltero; single-parent

    6. (before noun) (Brit) (=one-way) [ticket, fare] de ida

  2. N

    1. (in hotel) (also: single room) habitación f individual

    2. (Brit) (also: single ticket) billete m de ida

    3. (=record) sencillo m , single m

    4. (Cricket) (=one run) tanto m

    5. (Brit) (=pound coin or note) billete m or moneda f de una libra; (US) (=dollar note) billete m de un dólar

    6. singles

      1. (Tennis etc) individuales mpl

      2. (=unmarried people) solteros mpl

  3. CPD

Examples from texts

whereas it is appropriate in the interest of transparency to group the rules on the administration of all tariff quotas in the sector into one single Regulation and to provide for the opening of the various quotas in separate legal texts;
que, en aras de una mayor transparencia, conviene agrupar en un solo Reglamento las normas sobre la administración de todos los contingentes arancelarios del sector y prever la apertura de los distintos contingentes en textos legales independientes;
The creation of a single Community market for cereals involves the introduction of a trading system at the external frontiers of the Community.
La creación de un mercado comunitario único de cereales supone la implantación de un régimen comercial en las fronteras exteriores de la Comunidad.
CK Articulated single deck
CK Articulados de un solo piso
High-speed trains suitable for running on the interoperable network shall be made up of fixed-consist trainsets (indivisible in service), able to run either singly (single unit) or coupled together (units in multiple).
Los trenes de alta velocidad adecuados para circular por la red interoperable serán ramas indeformables (indivisibles en servicio), que podrán circular por sí solas o acopladas.
A single-pan hydrostatic balance may also be used.
Una balanza hidrostática monoplato puede igualmente ser utilizada.
other single-cell micro-organisms, dead:
los demás microorganismos monocelulares muertos:
The height of the designated high-speed platforms in any given station will be brought to a single height during an upgrading project.
Los andenes específicos para la alta velocidad en cualquier estación se pondrán a una única altura durante un proyecto de acondicionamiento.
whereas administrative efficiency dictates that communications from Member States to the Commission be made in a single prescribed form;
que, para conseguir eficacia administrativa, conviene establecer la utilización de un modelo único para las comunicaciones entre los Estados miembros y la Comisión;
You can use tilde in the text of a single card as many times as you want.
Puede utilizar la tilde en el texto de una tarjeta tantas veces como desee.
ABBYY Lingvo x3 HelpABBYY Lingvo x3 Ayuda
BYY Lingvo x3 Ayuda
ABBYY Lingvo x3 Ayud
© 2008 ABBYY
BYY Lingvo x3 Help
ABBYY Lingvo x3 Hel
© 2008 ABBYY
Financial services to low income entrepreneurs may be the single most effective way to reduce poverty and achieve broad-based economic growth.
La prestación de servicios financieros a los empresarios de bajos ingresos puede ser la manera más eficaz para reducir la pobreza y lograr un amplio crecimiento económico.
Barry, NancyBarry, Nancy
rry, Nancy
Barry, Nanc
© 2012 CGAP
rry, Nancy
Barry, Nanc
© 2012 CGAP
The Member States have adopted a general statement on military issues related to the single European sky(5).
Los Estados miembros han aprobado una declaración general sobre los aspectos militares relacionados con el cielo único europeo(5).
The controller shall give prior notice to the Data Protection Officer of any processing operation or set of such operations intended to serve a single purpose or several related purposes.
El responsable del tratamiento notificará previamente al responsable de la protección de datos toda operación de tratamiento o serie de tales operaciones previstas para un objetivo único o para varios objetivos relacionados entre sí.
owing to their non-lethal irreversible effects after a single exposure and assigned the symbol "T", the indication of danger "toxic" and the risk phrase R39/route of exposure.
en función de sus efectos irreversibles no letales después de una sola exposición y señalados con el símbolo "T", la indicación de peligro "tóxico" y la frase de riesgo R39/vía de exposición:
the vehicle identification number must, wherever possible, occupy a single line.
En la medida de lo posible, el número de identificación del vehículo deberá inscribirse en una misma línea.
a product consisting of a single material, having uniform density and composition throughout the product.
Un producto que consta de un material único con una densidad y una composición uniformes.

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'sɪŋɡlsoloExamples

in a single day — en un solo día
we heard a single shot — oímos un solo disparo
our team won by a single point — nuestro equipo ganó por un solo punto

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  1. 1.

    single

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Collocations

single component insulin
insulina de componente único
single monster
monstruo unitario
single parent
madre soltera
single premium
prima única
single out
distinguir
single out
singularizar
single-chamber
unicameral
single bed
cama individual
in single file
en fila india
single room
habitación individual
single-phase
monofásico
single mother
madre soltera
single seater
monoplaza
European Single Market
Mercado Único Europeo
Single European Market
Mercado Único Europeo

Word forms

single

verb
Basic forms
Pastsingled
Imperativesingle
Present Participle (Participle I)singling
Past Participle (Participle II)singled
Present Indefinite, Active Voice
I singlewe single
you singleyou single
he/she/it singlesthey single
Present Continuous, Active Voice
I am singlingwe are singling
you are singlingyou are singling
he/she/it is singlingthey are singling
Present Perfect, Active Voice
I have singledwe have singled
you have singledyou have singled
he/she/it has singledthey have singled
Present Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I have been singlingwe have been singling
you have been singlingyou have been singling
he/she/it has been singlingthey have been singling
Past Indefinite, Active Voice
I singledwe singled
you singledyou singled
he/she/it singledthey singled
Past Continuous, Active Voice
I was singlingwe were singling
you were singlingyou were singling
he/she/it was singlingthey were singling
Past Perfect, Active Voice
I had singledwe had singled
you had singledyou had singled
he/she/it had singledthey had singled
Past Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I had been singlingwe had been singling
you had been singlingyou had been singling
he/she/it had been singlingthey had been singling
Future Indefinite, Active Voice
I shall/will singlewe shall/will single
you will singleyou will single
he/she/it will singlethey will single
Future Continuous, Active Voice
I shall/will be singlingwe shall/will be singling
you will be singlingyou will be singling
he/she/it will be singlingthey will be singling
Future Perfect, Active Voice
I shall/will have singledwe shall/will have singled
you will have singledyou will have singled
he/she/it will have singledthey will have singled
Future Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I shall/will have been singlingwe shall/will have been singling
you will have been singlingyou will have been singling
he/she/it will have been singlingthey will have been singling
Future in the Past Indefinite, Active Voice
I should/would singlewe should/would single
you would singleyou would single
he/she/it would singlethey would single
Future in the Past Continuous, Active Voice
I should/would be singlingwe should/would be singling
you would be singlingyou would be singling
he/she/it would be singlingthey would be singling
Future in the Past Perfect, Active Voice
I should/would have singledwe should/would have singled
you would have singledyou would have singled
he/she/it would have singledthey would have singled
Future in the Past Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I should/would have been singlingwe should/would have been singling
you would have been singlingyou would have been singling
he/she/it would have been singlingthey would have been singling
Present Indefinite, Passive Voice
I am singledwe are singled
you are singledyou are singled
he/she/it is singledthey are singled
Present Continuous, Passive Voice
I am being singledwe are being singled
you are being singledyou are being singled
he/she/it is being singledthey are being singled
Present Perfect, Passive Voice
I have been singledwe have been singled
you have been singledyou have been singled
he/she/it has been singledthey have been singled
Past Indefinite, Passive Voice
I was singledwe were singled
you were singledyou were singled
he/she/it was singledthey were singled
Past Continuous, Passive Voice
I was being singledwe were being singled
you were being singledyou were being singled
he/she/it was being singledthey were being singled
Past Perfect, Passive Voice
I had been singledwe had been singled
you had been singledyou had been singled
he/she/it had been singledthey had been singled
Future Indefinite, Passive Voice
I shall/will be singledwe shall/will be singled
you will be singledyou will be singled
he/she/it will be singledthey will be singled
Future Perfect, Passive Voice
I shall/will have been singledwe shall/will have been singled
you will have been singledyou will have been singled
he/she/it will have been singledthey will have been singled

single

noun
SingularPlural
Common casesinglesingles
Possessive casesingle'ssingles'