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  • 21unique — 01. The platypus is a [unique] animal; a mammal which lays eggs, and has a duckbill and a beaver tail. 02. Every animal and plant is [uniquely] adapted to the environment in which it is found living naturally. 03. Apart from one or two exceptions …

    Grammatical examples in English

  • 22unique — /ju: ni:k/ adjective 1 (no comparative) being the only one of its kind: Each person s fingerprints are unique. 2 informal unusually good and special: a unique opportunity to travel uniquely adverb: an actor uniquely suited to the part uniqueness… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 23unique — adjective Etymology: French, from Latin unicus, from unus one more at one Date: 1602 1. being the only one ; sole < his unique concern was his own comfort > < I can t walk away with a unique copy. Suppose I lost it? Kingsley Amis > < the unique&#8230; …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 24UNIQUE — adj. des deux genres Qui est seul en son genre. Fils unique. Unique héritier. Selon la Fable, le phénix est unique en son espèce. On ne trouve plus ce livre, j’en ai l’unique exemplaire qui reste. Mon unique soin. Son unique préoccupation. Il&#8230; …

    Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 8eme edition (1935)

  • 25unique — uniquely, adv. uniqueness, n. /yooh neek /, adj. 1. existing as the only one or as the sole example; single; solitary in type or characteristics: a unique copy of an ancient manuscript. 2. having no like or equal; unparalleled; incomparable: Bach …

    Universalium

  • 26unique — [[t]juːni͟ːk[/t]] ♦♦♦ 1) ADJ Something that is unique is the only one of its kind. Each person s signature is unique... The area has its own unique language, Catalan. Derived words: uniquely ADV ADV group, ADV with v Because of the extreme cold,&#8230; …

    English dictionary

  • 27unique — This word means having no like or equal and expresses absoluteness, as do words such as round and square. Logically, therefore, the word unique cannot be compared; something cannot be more unique, less unique, more round, less round. If a&#8230; …

    Dictionary of problem words and expressions

  • 28unique — adj. 1) unique in 2) unique to (unique to a certain area) * * * [juː niːk] unique in unique to (unique to a certain area) …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 29unique — u•nique [[t]yuˈnik[/t]] adj. 1) existing as the only one or as the sole example; single; solitary in type or characteristics 2) having no like or equal; unparalleled; incomparable 3) limited in occurrence to a given class, situation, or area 4)&#8230; …

    From formal English to slang

  • 30unique — adj. VERBS ▪ be ▪ make sb/sth ▪ The magnificent light make this place unique. ADVERB ▪ completely, quite, totally …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 31unique — u|nique [ ju nik ] adjective *** 1. ) very special, unusual, or good: You will be given the unique opportunity to study with one of Europe s top chefs. 2. ) not the same as anything or anyone else: Each person s DNA is unique. They have a totally …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 32unique — adjective 1》 being the only one of its kind; unlike anything else.     ↘(unique to) belonging or connected to (one particular person, place, or thing). 2》 special or unusual. Derivatives uniquely adverb uniqueness noun Origin C17: from Fr., from&#8230; …

    English new terms dictionary

  • 33unique */*/*/ — UK [juːˈniːk] / US [juˈnɪk] adjective 1) very special, unusual, or good You will be given the unique opportunity to study with one of Europe s top chefs. 2) not the same as anything or anyone else Each person s DNA is unique. They have a totally&#8230; …

    English dictionary

  • 34unique — adj. solè, soltà, è / eu &LT;seul&GT; (Albanais 001b / Saxel 002), solè, seula, e (001a, Bogève) ; uniko, a, e (001, Arvillard). A1) fils unique : garson solè nm. (001, 002). Fra. Il est fils unique (ce qui n exclut pas qu il ait des soeurs) : al …

    Dictionnaire Français-Savoyard

  • 35Unique — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. L unicité est le fait d être unique. Unique est une marque française d armement. Sur les autres projets Wikimedia&#160;: «&#160;Unique&#160;», sur le&#8230; …

    Wikipédia en Français

  • 36unique — u|nique W2S3 [ju:ˈni:k] adj [no comparative] [Date: 1600 1700; : French; Origin: Latin unicus, from unus one ] 1.) informal unusually good and special ▪ a unique opportunity to study these rare creatures 2.) being the only one of its kind ▪ Eac …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 37unique*/ — [juːˈniːk] adj 1) very special, unusual, or good It is her use of colour that makes her work unique.[/ex] Mark had a unique opportunity to travel with the President.[/ex] 2) not the same as anything or anyone else Each individual is unique.[/ex]&#8230; …

    Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • 38unique — adj. & n. adj. 1 of which there is only one; unequalled; having no like, equal, or parallel (his position was unique; this vase is considered unique). 2 disp. unusual, remarkable (the most unique man I ever met). n. a unique thing or person.&#8230; …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 39unique —    means the only one of its kind, something incomparable. One thing cannot be more unique than another, as was thought here: Lafayette s most unique restaurant is now even more unique (cited by Wood) …

    Dictionary of troublesome word

  • 40unique — /juˈnik / (say yooh neek) adjective 1. of which there is only one; sole. 2. having no like or equal; standing alone in comparison with others; unequalled. 3. remarkable, rare or unusual: *A well planned bush picnic can be a unique experience for&#8230; …

    Australian-English dictionary