[ saw-loos; English soh-luhs ]

  1. (referring to a man) alone; by oneself (used formerly in stage directions).

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British Dictionary definitions for solus


/ (ˈsəʊləs) /

  1. alone; separate

  2. of or denoting the position of an advertising poster or press advertisement that is separated from competing advertisements: a solus position

  1. of or denoting a retail outlet, such as a petrol station, that sells the products of one company exclusively: a solus site

  2. feminine sola alone; by oneself (formerly used in stage directions)

Origin of solus

C17: from Latin sōlus alone

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