Definition of incommunicado adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˌɪnkəˌmjuːnɪˈkɑːdəʊ//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌɪnkəˌmjuːnɪˈkɑːdoʊ//
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without communicating with other people, because you are not allowed to or because you do not want to The prisoner has been held incommunicado for more than a week. She spent her fortieth birthday incommunicado, in Scotland. Word Originmid 19th cent.: from Spanish incomunicado, past participle of incomunicar ‘deprive of communication’.
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