What does unique mean?

Definitions for unique
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. alone(p), unique, unequaled, unequalled, unparalleledadjective

    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)adjective

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

    "a species unique to Australia"

  3. singular, uniqueadjective

    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. uniqueadjective

    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"

Wiktionary

  1. uniqueadjective

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

  2. uniqueadjective

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

  3. uniqueadjective

    (disputed) Of a rare quality.

  4. uniqueadjective

    (disputed) Unusual.

  5. Etymology: From unique.

ChatGPT

  1. unique

    Unique refers to something that is one of a kind, distinct or unlike anything else. It may refer to an individual, an object, an idea, a situation or a circumstance that stands out from others due to distinctive features, characteristics or qualities. It is used to describe something as being the only one of its kind or extremely special or unusual.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Uniqueadjective

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

  2. Uniquenoun

    a thing without a like; something unequaled or unparalleled

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Unique

    ū-nēk′, adj. single or alone in any quality: without a like or equal.—adv. Unique′ly.—ns. Unique′ness; Uniq′uity. [Fr.,—L. unicusunus.]

Editors Contribution

  1. uniquenoun

    Not like any other, it's different in its own way, not similar to any other other.

    She is very unique in her character.


    Submitted by mutukuroselyne4 on May 10, 2022  

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Entomology

  1. Unique

    one only: unlike any other.

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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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of unique in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of unique in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of unique in a Sentence

  1. Sean Foley:

    Balad and Jeddah in general and the western regions of the Kingdom are unique because of the presence of Mecca and Medina and the hajj, they have an outward connection to the rest of the world and a very diverse sense of communities.

  2. Jerry Inzerillo:

    For locals, it’s an opportunity to celebrate and reconnect with the rich history and culture they have inherited, for visitors, it is a chance to immerse themselves in a unique and authentic cultural experience, to explore the UNESCO World Heritage Site of At-Turaif and to discover the traditional architecture and natural beauty of this city built from earth.

  3. Theresa May:

    Our trade and investment relationship is unrivalled – we are the largest investors in each other's economies and every day a million British people go to work for U.S. companies in the UK and a million Americans go to work for UK companies in the U.S., this week we have an opportunity to deepen this unique trading relationship and begin discussions about how we will forge a strengthened, ambitious and future-proof trade partnership.

  4. Steven Leigh:

    It further diversifies QIC's existing U.S. retail property portfolio, providing a unique opportunity to take a strategic stake in a quality retail asset within a tightly held institutional asset class, and provides even further geographic exposure to the U.S. East Coast.

  5. Principal Akbar Cook:

    The Lights On program first gained notoriety last September after Principal Akbar Cook came up with a unique idea to help students who were getting bullied for wearing dirty clothes. JOHN WICK DEFEATS AVENGERS : ENDGAME FOR TOP SPOT AT THE BOX OFFICE He installed washing machines in the locker room, giving students who couldnt afford to wash clothes, or were missing class in fear of being bullied a reason to come to school. My kids feel like they dont have anyone.

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