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1. Distant in space, time, or nature; remote.
2. Separated in relationship by a given degree of descent: A first cousin's child is one's first cousin once removed.
re·mov′ed·ly (-mo͞o′vĭd-lē) adv.
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in a removed, remote, or distant manner
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