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noun [countable] single pronunciation in American English /ˈsɪŋɡ(ə)l/
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  1. 1
    a musical record with only one song or piece of music on each side

    All the group’s hit singles have been collected on an album.

  2. 2
    in baseball, a hit that allows the player who is batting (=hitting the ball) to get to first base
    1. a.
      in cricket, one run (=point)
  3. 3

    singles

    [plural] in tennis, a match played between two people
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  4. 5
    American a one-dollar bill

    I have a five and two tens, but no singles.

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  5. 7
    one ticket or seat at a theater

    I have a single in the balcony if anyone wants it.

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rat tail

a type of hairstyle which has a long, thin strip of hair growing down the back of the neck

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(of a politician) to be able to communicate and connect with ordinary people

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