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



    BrE BrE//ˈzɜːtɪd//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈzɜːrtɪd//
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  1. 1  (of a place) with no people in it deserted streets The office was completely deserted.
  2. 2  left by a person or people who do not intend to return synonym abandoned a deserted village deserted wives
  3. Extra examples The streets were completely deserted. A large proportion of the remaining community was made up of widows and deserted wives. He walked home through the quiet and, at this hour, deserted village. The streets were deserted except for policemen in riot gear guarding the important buildings.
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