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Related to solus: solus agreement
adv. & adj.
By oneself; alone. Used as a stage direction to a male character.
[Latin sōlus, alone; see solo.]
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1. alone; separate
2. (Marketing) of or denoting the position of an advertising poster or press advertisement that is separated from competing advertisements: a solus position.
3. (Commerce) of or denoting a retail outlet, such as a petrol station, that sells the products of one company exclusively: a solus site.
4. (Theatre) alone; by oneself (formerly used in stage directions)
[C17: from Latin sōlus alone]
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so•lus(ˈsɔ lʊs; Eng. ˈsoʊ ləs)
Latin. (referring to a man) alone; by oneself (used in stage directions). Compare sola.
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