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Empty of people or things

empty

adjective

containing nothing

blank

adjective

not containing any sound, pictures, or information

bare

adjective

containing nothing

hollow

adjective

empty inside

abandoned

adjective

left empty or no longer used

deserted

adjective

a deserted place has no people in it

derelict

adjective

something such as a building or piece of land that is derelict is empty, not used, and in a bad condition

uncrowded

adjective

not containing a lot of people or things

clear

adjective

if a surface, road, or passage is clear, there is nothing on it that blocks it or gets in the way

void

adjective

empty, or without something, especially something that is usually present

SOLE

… a teaching method in which groups of children learn independently using a computer linked to the internet

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a derogatory word used for referring to people in the banking and investment industry who are thought of as taking serious risks in order to increase their own earnings …

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