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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 iso·la·tion /ˌaɪsəˈleʃən ||ˌɪ-/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 iso·la·tion /ˌaɪsəˈleʃən/ 名詞

From: Network Terminology


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 I·so·la·tion n.  The act of isolating, or the state of being isolated; insulation; separation; loneliness.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: a state of separation between persons or groups
      2: the act of isolating something; setting something apart from
         others [syn: closing off]
      3: a feeling of being disliked and alone
      4: preference for seclusion or isolation [syn: reclusiveness]
      5: (psychiatry) a defense mechanism in which memory of an
         unacceptable act or impulse is separated from the emotion
         originally associated with it
      6: a country's withdrawal from internal politics; "he opposed a
         policy of American isolation"