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



    BrE BrE//ˈsəʊləʊ//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈsoʊloʊ//
    [only before noun]
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  1. 1done by one person alone, without anyone helping them his first solo flight a solo effort
  2. 2 connected with or played as a musical solo a solo artist (= for example a singer who sings on their own, not as part of a group) a piece for solo violin
  3. Word Originlate 17th cent. (as a musical term): from Italian, from Latin solus ‘alone’.Extra examples His first solo flight was in 1954. She went on to record a solo album after the band split up. a solo exhibition/​show/​climb/​goal a solo instrument/​piano/​voice/​performance/​act/​piece/​album/​record/​artist/​career/​flight/​pilot
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