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19:47 Mar 30, 2007
English to Polish translations [PRO]
Linguistics
English term or phrase: isolated versus secluded
jaka jest różnica pomiedzy nimi?jak to wyjasnic uczniom?
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4samotny a odizolowany
Michal Berski
2izolowany v. zacziszny
Caryl Swift


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samotny a odizolowany


Explanation:
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Michal Berski
Poland
Local time: 05:11
Native speaker of: Polish
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izolowany v. zacziszny


Explanation:
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Note added at 12 mins (2007-03-30 20:00:21 GMT)
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"i·so·lat·ed(s-ltd)
adj.
Separated from others; solitary or singular: Reporters in the field observed isolated instances of rebellion.
Adj. 1. isolated - not close together in time; "isolated instances of rebellion"; "scattered fire"; "a stray bullet grazed his thigh"
stray, scattered
sporadic - recurring in scattered and irregular or unpredictable instances; "a city subjected to sporadic bombing raids"
2. isolated - being or feeling set or kept apart from others; "she felt detached from the group"; "could not remain the isolated figure he had been"- Sherwood Anderson; "thought of herself as alone and separated from the others"; "had a set-apart feeling"
separated, set-apart, detached
separate - independent; not united or joint; "a problem consisting of two separate issues"; "they went their separate ways"; "formed a separate church"
3. isolated - marked by separation of or from usually contiguous elements; "little isolated worlds, as abruptly disjunct and unexpected as a palm-shaded well in the Sahara"- Scientific Monthly
disjunct
separate - independent; not united or joint; "a problem consisting of two separate issues"; "they went their separate ways"; "formed a separate church"
4. isolated - cut off or left behind; "an isolated pawn"; "several stranded fish in a tide pool"; "travelers marooned by the blizzard"
marooned, stranded
unaccompanied - without accompaniment or companions; "the soloist sang unaccompanied"; "it had dramatic energy unaccompanied by an adequate sense of dramatic form"; "unaccompanied women were excluded"
5. isolated - under forced isolation especially for health reasons; "a quarantined animal"; "isolated patients"
quarantined
segregated, unintegrated - separated or isolated from others or a main group; "a segregated school system"; "a segregated neighborhood"
6. isolated - remote and separate physically or socially; "existed over the centuries as a world apart"; "preserved because they inhabited a place apart"- W.H.Hudson; "tiny isolated villages remote from centers of civilization"; "an obscure village"
apart, obscure
unconnected - not joined or linked together"

"se·clud·ed(s-kldd)
adj.
1. Removed or remote from others; solitary.
2. Screened from view; sequestered.

Adj. 1. secluded - hidden from general view or use; "a privy place to rest and think"; "a secluded romantic spot"; "a secret garden"
privy, secret
private - confined to particular persons or groups or providing privacy; "a private place"; "private discussions"; "private lessons"; "a private club"; "a private secretary"; "private property"; "the former President is now a private citizen"; "public figures struggle to maintain a private life"
2. secluded - providing privacy or seclusion; "the cloistered academic world of books"; "sat close together in the sequestered pergola"; "sitting under the reclusive calm of a shade tree"; "a secluded romantic spot"
sequestered, cloistered, reclusive
private - confined to particular persons or groups or providing privacy; "a private place"; "private discussions"; "private lessons"; "a private club"; "a private secretary"; "private property"; "the former President is now a private citizen"; "public figures struggle to maintain a private life"

( From: http://tinyurl.com/39b7b )



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Note added at 21 mins (2007-03-30 20:08:51 GMT)
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"izolowany
1. «stanowiący odosobniony przypadek»
2. «pokryty warstwą izolacji»
3. «wydzielony ze złożonej struktury»"

"zacisze
1. «spokojne i ciche miejsce»
2. «miejsce zasłonięte od wiatru»"

( From: http://tinyurl.com/2hajmu )


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Note added at 29 mins (2007-03-30 20:16:59 GMT)
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That should, of course, be 'zaciszny', as Michal has pointed out below. My apologies for the typo.

Caryl Swift
Poland
Local time: 05:11
Native speaker of: English

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
neutral  Michal Berski: zaciszny
7 mins
  -> Thank you - I hadn't noticed the typo. I'll add a note to my answer
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