Definitions for uniqueyuˈnik

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Princeton's WordNetRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. alone(p), unique, unequaled, unequalled, unparalleled(adj)

    radically distinctive and without equal

    "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"

  2. unique(p)(adj)

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

    "a species unique to Australia"

  3. singular, unique(adj)

    the single one of its kind

    "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"

  4. unique(adj)

    highly unusual or rare but not the single instance

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

WiktionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. unique(Adjective)

    Being the only one of its kind; unequaled, unparalleled or unmatched.

  2. unique(Adjective)

    Of a feature, such that only one holder has it.

  3. unique(Adjective)

    (disputed) Of a rare quality.

  4. unique(Adjective)

    (disputed) Unusual.

  5. Origin: From unique.

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Unique(adj)

    being without a like or equal; unmatched; unequaled; unparalleled; single in kind or excellence; sole

  2. Unique(noun)

    a thing without a like; something unequaled or unparalleled

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'unique' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2325

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'unique' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4486

  3. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'unique' in Adjectives Frequency: #311


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