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adjective remote pronunciation in British English /rɪˈməʊt/
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  1. 1
    far away from other cities, towns, or people
    My grandparents were from a remote village in China.
    We felt very remote and lonely living out in the country.
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    1. a.
      far away in distance or space
      She had never imagined being able to visit such remote countries.
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    2. b.
      far away in the past or future
      The idea of a holiday seems so remote I can hardly even imagine it.
  2. 2
    not likely to happen
    You have only the remotest chance of winning the lottery.
    The possibility of kidnapping is remote, but be careful.
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  3. 5
    not connected or relevant to something
    remote from: Managers have become increasingly remote from their junior employees.
    All these theories seem very remote from our everyday experience in the classroom.

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