Definitions for unique

Definitions for (adj) unique

Main entry: unique

Definition: highly unusual or rare but not the single instance

Usage: spoke with a unique accent; had unique ability in raising funds; a frankness unique in literature; a unique dining experience

Main entry: unequaled, unequalled, unique, unparalleled, alone

Definition: radically distinctive and without equal

Usage: he is alone in the field of microbiology; this theory is altogether alone in its penetration of the problem; Bach was unique in his handling of counterpoint; craftsmen whose skill is unequaled; unparalleled athletic ability; a breakdown of law unparalleled in our history

Main entry: unique

Definition: (followed by `to') applying exclusively to a given category or condition or locality

Usage: a species unique to Australia

Main entry: unique, singular

Definition: the single one of its kind

Usage: a singular example; the unique existing example of Donne's handwriting; a unique copy of an ancient manuscript; certain types of problems have unique solutions

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