singly

[sing-glee]
adverb
1.
apart from others; separately.
2.
one at a time; as single units.
3.
singlehanded; alone.

Origin:
1250–1300; Middle English senglely. See single, -ly

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singly (ˈsɪŋɡlɪ)
 
adv
1.  one at a time; one by one
2.  apart from others; separately; alone

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Strategies are not to be used singly-good readers do not read a book and only make predictions.
Equally useful in groups as an informal screen or singly in a mixed shrub
  border.
Use japonicas singly, as accents, or train them against a fence or wall as
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