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Adjective

remote (comparative remot, superlative er)

Positive
remote

Comparative
remot

Superlative
er

  1. At a distance; disconnected.
    A remote operator may control the vehicle with a wireless handset.
  2. Distant or otherwise inaccessible.
    After his fall from the emperor's favor, the general was posted to a remote outpost.
  3. Unlikely.
    There was only a remote possibility that we would be rescued as we were far outside of the regular shipping lanes.
  4. Emotionally detached.
    After her mother's death, my friend grew remote for a time while she dealt with her grief.

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Noun

Singular
remote

Plural
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remote ({{{1}}})
  1. Short for remote control.
    I hate it when my uncle comes over to visit; he always sits in the best chair and hogs the remote.

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Italian

remote f. plural

  1. remote

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