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in vac·u·o(ĭn văk′yo͞o-ō′)
1. In a vacuum.
2. Without reference to related context; in isolation.
[New Latin in vacuō : Latin in, in + Latin vacuō, ablative of vacuus, empty.]
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in vacuo(ɪn ˈvækjʊˌəʊ)
1. (Chemistry) in a vacuum
2. (Literary & Literary Critical Terms) in isolation; without reference to facts or evidence
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in va•cu•o(ɪn ˈwɑ kʊˌoʊ; Eng. ɪn ˈvæk yuˌoʊ)
adv., adj. Latin.
1. in a vacuum.
2. in isolation.
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