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singular

singular(
seeng
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goo
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lahr
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
1. (being the only one)
a. unique
Maia era una violinista extraordinaria: poseía un talento singular y tocaba con pasión.Maia was an extraordinary violinist. Her talent was unique and she played with passion.
b. singular
Cada sociedad civil está configurada de un modo singular determinado por su propia historia.Each civil society is shaped in a singular way determined by its own history.
2. (strange)
a. peculiar
Mi vecino es un hombre singular. Le gusta bailar bajo la lluvia.My neighbor is a peculiar man. He likes dancing in the rain.
b. odd
Tienes un sentido del humor singular que nadie parece entender o disfrutar.You have an odd sense of humor that nobody seems to understand or enjoy.
3. (exceptional)
a. extraordinary
El monje se dedicó al estudio de las Escrituras con singular fervor.The monk applied himself to the study of the Scriptures with extraordinary zeal.
b. remarkable
Ganamos el partido gracias a una actuación singular de nuestros delanteros.We won the match thanks to a remarkable performance from our forwards.
4. (grammar)
a. singular
La palabra "actriz" es un sustantivo femenino singular.The word "actress" is a singular feminine noun.
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
masculine noun
5. (grammar)
a. singular
Escribe los siguientes sustantivos plurales en singular.Write the following plural nouns in the singular.
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singular
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
1. (raro)
a. peculiar, odd
2. (único)
a. unique
singular batallasingle combat
3. (grammar)
a. singular
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
4. (grammar)
a. singular
en singularin the singular
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singular
adjective
1 (Lingüística) singular
2
combate singular single combat
3 (destacado) outstanding; exceptional
4 (raro) singular; odd
(Lingüística) singular
en singular in the singular; in particular; se refiere a él en singular it refers to him in particular; que hable él en singular let him speak for himself
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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