2011년 10월 31일 월요일

Dic: removed

removed:

  1. separated by distance or abstract distinction
  2. (postpositive) separated by a degree of descent or kinship: the child of a person's first cousin is his first cousin once removed
... Collins

■ once/twice, etc. removed describes a cousin (= a relative) separated from you by one, two, etc. generations (= same family age groups): She's my first cousin once removed.
.... CALD

■ removed:
  1. different from something:
    _ removed from: It was all so removed from our usual experience.
    _ far removed: dealing with people whose culture is far removed from our own
  2. without enough knowledge of a particular subject, issue, situation, etc. to be effective:
    _ far removed: Teachers accused the administration of being too far removed from the realities of the classroom.
  3. separated by one or more steps or degrees in a family relationship: Sandra's husband is my first cousin twice removed.
  4. distant in time or space:
    _ removed from: The city remained relatively removed from the worst of the conflict.
.... MacMillian

removed:
[ADJ] v-link adv ADJ from n △If you say that an idea or situation is far removed from something, you mean that it is very different from it: He found it hard to concentrate on conversation so far removed from his present preoccupations...
.... COBUILD 

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