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single-handedly

Definitions

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  • adv. Alone; without assistance; by oneself.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adv. By oneself; alone; unassisted.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adv. without assistance

Etymologies

From single-handed +‎ -ly. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • "Emma is an inspirational girl who has single-handedly transformed the tabletop industry in Great Britain," said Adam Sinclair, managing director of Mulberry Hall, a large vendor of china, crystal and cookware in York, England.

    The Queen of Mugs and Saucers

  • An alternative view is that Ronaldo demonstrated some of his more self-absorbed traits in Rome, shooting from the kind of distances and angles to concoct the sense among many observers he single-handedly wanted to turn Europe's premier club game into a one-man event.

    Alex Ferguson says Manchester United will be well primed for Barcelona

  • Ten is the maximum of any color—unless, of course, you are Elizabeth Hurley, who single-handedly created an emerging market in tight, white denim, or a man in cricket whites but that's another story.

    Creating Your Own Clearance Rack

  • Vice President Joe Biden has bought himself a controversy boomlet after briefly commenting on China's draconian one-child-per-family policy without strenuously condemning it, or single-handedly putting an end to it, or something.

    Biden In Trouble For Not Condemning China's 'One-Child-Per-Family' Policy

  • Can you run a huge international media company almost single-handedly down a phone line by personal fiat?

    News of the World scandal: God's newspaper executive less than visionary

  • Meanwhile, Mr. Christie is taking the same tact in what he described as a "passionate" relationship with Mr. Sweeney, who has the power to single-handedly block bills.

    Christie, Sweeney in Standoff Over Funds

  • Strassel: This is a miss to RIM, the maker of BlackBerry, which managed to single-handedly paralyze the entire globe this week when a glitch in its system caused users to not get emails for hours, even days, at a time, and this brought entire workplaces to a halt.

    The Inevitable Mr. Romney

  • In July 1881, just four months after his inauguration, Garfield was entering a Washington train station when out of the crowd stepped Guiteau, a delusional ex-evangelist who believed that he had single-handedly brought about Garfield's election.

    Presidential Malpractice

  • Several influential Republican figures plan to contact one of Mr. Gingrich's biggest campaign backers, Las Vegas casino magnate Sheldon Adelson, to ask him to stop donating to a pro-Gingrich independent group that has almost single-handedly financed the former House speaker's campaign.

    Romney Rides Big Wave of Fund Raising Over Rivals

  • The vast majority of the public discourse around education reform ends with name-calling and finger pointing -- depending on which ideological extreme has the microphone, either charter schools or teachers unions are single-handedly dismantling American public education.

    Ben Austin: When Adults Need to Act Like Grown Ups

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