remote village

remote village
secluded village

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • remote — I UK [rɪˈməʊt] / US [rɪˈmoʊt] adjective Word forms remote : adjective remote comparative remoter superlative remotest ** 1) far away from other cities, towns, or people My grandparents were from a remote village in China. We felt very remote and… …   English dictionary

  • remote — remotely, adv. remoteness, n. /ri moht /, adj., remoter, remotest, n. adj. 1. far apart; far distant in space; situated at some distance away: the remote jungles of Brazil. 2. out of the way; secluded: a remote village; a remote mountaintop. 3.… …   Universalium

  • remote — re•mote [[t]rɪˈmoʊt[/t]] adj. mot•er, mot•est, n. 1) far apart; far distant in space 2) out of the way; secluded: a remote village[/ex] 3) distant in time, relationship, connection, etc.: remote antiquity; a remote ancestor[/ex] 4) far off;… …   From formal English to slang

  • remote — /rəˈmoʊt / (say ruh moht) adjective (remoter, remotest) 1. far apart; far distant in space. 2. out of the way; retired; secluded: a remote village. 3. distant in time: remote antiquity. 4. distant in relationship or connection: a remote ancestor …  

  • remote*/ — [rɪˈməʊt] adj I 1) distant in space or time Syn: isolated a remote village in China[/ex] the remote past[/ex] 2) slight You have only a remote chance of winning.[/ex] 3) not showing any friendly interest in other people Syn: aloof remoteness noun …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • remote — adjective 1) a remote village Syn: isolated, faraway, distant, out of the way, off the beaten track, secluded, lonely; N.Amer. in the backwoods; informal in the middle of nowhere 2) a remote possibility Syn: unlikely, improbable …   Synonyms and antonyms dictionary

  • Village Level Operation and Maintenance (pumps) — Village Level Operation and Maintenance, commonly VLOM, refers to the use of a hand pump which requires minimal maintenance. It is sometimes referred to as VLOMM, or Village Level Operation and Management of Maintenance.… …   Wikipedia

  • Village — A village is a clustered human settlement or community, larger than a hamlet, but smaller than a town or city [ [ r=67 village: Definition and Much More from ] ] . Though generally located in rural areas …   Wikipedia

  • remote — adj. VERBS ▪ appear, be, feel, look, seem ADVERB ▪ extremely, fairly, very, etc …   Collocations dictionary

  • remote — adjective 1) areas remote from hospitals Syn: faraway, distant, far, far off, far removed, extrasolar Ant: close, near 2) a remote mountain village Syn: isolate …   Thesaurus of popular words

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