unique
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unique(
yu
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nik
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (distinctive)
a. único
Daniela's unique laugh is unmistakable.La risa única de Daniela es inconfundible.
2. (without comparison)
a. excepcional
The actress has a unique talent for making her characters sympathetic.La actriz tiene un talento excepcional para hacer sus personajes compasivos.
b. especial
Your ability to relate to others is a unique gift.Tu habilidad de entender a los demás es un don especial.
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unique
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (general)
a. único(a)
to be unique toser exclusivo(a) de
unique selling point or propositionargumento diferenciador
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unique [juːˈniːk]
adjective
1 (exclusive) [+style, collection, combination] único
autogenic training is a unique combination of hypnotic and relaxation techniques She was an intensely private woman, a unique combination of middle-class English rectitude and the passionate inner fire of the great actress the unique role Germany has to play in these talks to be unique to sth/sb
to be unique to sth/sb: it is a species unique to these islands es una especie que se da únicamente en estas islas; the experience is unique to each individual la experiencia es única (e irrepetible) en cada individuo; this behaviour is not unique to men este comportamiento no se da únicamente en los hombres
the problem is not unique to the United States DNA is a genetic finerprint unique to each individual it is an ability unique to humans
2 (exceptional) [+opportunity] único; [+ability, talent] sin igual; excepcional; [+insight] único; de excepción; [+relationship] especial
he had a unique talent as a jazz musician the museum offers an unique insight into life at the Indian courts in the late eighteenth century. his unique contribution to Welsh literature they are in a unique position to influence things I would say our relationship is pretty unique
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Phrases with "unique"
Here are the most popular phrases with "unique." Click the phrases to see the full entry.
unique style
estilo único
be unique
ser único
a unique sculpture
escultura única
it is unique
es único
very unique
muy única
they are unique
son únicos
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