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removed

[ri-moovd]
adjective
1.
remote; separate; not connected with; distinct from.
2.
distant by a given number of degrees of descent or kinship: A first cousin once removed is the child of one's first cousin or the first cousin of one’s parent. The grandchildren of one's first cousin are one's first cousins twice removed.

Origin:
1540–50; remove + -ed2

removedly [ri-moo-vid-lee, -moovd-] , adverb
removedness, noun
unremoved, adjective


1. withdrawn, abstracted; isolated, solitary, apart.
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removed (rɪˈmuːvd)
 
adj
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
 
removedness
 
n

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remove
c.1300, from O.Fr. remouvoir, from L. removere "move back or away," from re- "back, away" + movere "to move" (see move). The noun is first recorded 1553, "act of removing;" sense of "space or interval by which one thing is distant from another" is attested from 1628.
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