What does unique mean?

Definitions for unique
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Princeton's WordNet

  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"

Wiktionary

  1. unique(Adjective)

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

    Etymology: From unique.

  2. unique(Adjective)

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

    Etymology: From unique.

  3. unique(Adjective)

    (disputed) Of a rare quality.

    Etymology: From unique.

  4. unique(Adjective)

    (disputed) Unusual.

    Etymology: From unique.

Webster Dictionary

  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

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.]

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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

How to pronounce unique?

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How to say unique in sign language?

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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. Patrick Boland:

    This is a regular occurrence, given the Committees unique oversight role and responsibilities. Consistent with the Committees longstanding procedures, House Intelligence Committee staff appropriately advised the whistleblower to contact an Inspector General and to seek legal counsel.

  2. Emeasoba George:

    I'm writing and publishing not to make (both) ends meet. Oh! yes, I'm just writing and publishing in order to enrich or touch enormous lives globally and to change people's thoughts, lifestyles and beliefs positively. Guess what! I've succeeded in doing just that. Besides, I've equally succeeded in making a global impact all over the internet and even beyond it via my God-given thought-provoking quotes, insights, ideas, motivations and inspirations. As a matter of fact, I'm presently a source of inspiration and motivation to millions of people (globally). And mark my word(s), I will ever remain a source of inspiration and motivation to the world and even to the posterity ahead (all future generations ahead) by virtue of my upcoming books. Because, I'm full of strokes of a genius (I'm saturated with original, unique, innovative and impactful ideas, insights, motivations and inspirations). And so, I intend to write and publish many worth-reading books on or before my demise. Anyway, thank Goodness, God (almighty) and Heavens for everything is gradually turning around for my own good or betterment. ~Emeasoba George

  3. Pieter Nota:

    We are in a unique position to use our experience from our professional healthcare business for our personal healthcare business.

  4. Mike Pence:

    The White House doctor has indicated he has no reason to believe that I was exposed and no need to be tested, given the unique position I have as vice president and as the leader of the White House Coronavirus Task Force, both I and my wife will be tested for the coronavirus later this afternoon.

  5. Randy Kessler:

    California is one of the unique states that lets the parties get a divorce without resolving all of the other issues, georgia and most other states require parties to resolve everything -- custody, child support, property division -- before they will grant them a divorce because that motivates people to finish off the negotiations so they can get a divorce.

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