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


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Se·clude v. t. [imp. & p. p. Secluded; p. pr. & vb. n. Secluding.]
 1. To shut up apart from others; to withdraw into, or place in, solitude; to separate from society or intercourse with others.
 Let Eastern tyrants from the light of heaven
 Seclude their bosom slaves.   --Thomson.
 2. To shut or keep out; to exclude. [Obs.]
 -- Se*clud*ed*ly, adv. -- Se*clud*ed*ness, n.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: hidden from general view or use; "a privy place to rest and
             think"; "a secluded romantic spot"; "a secret garden"
             [syn: privy, secret]
      2: 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" [syn: cloistered, reclusive,