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Adjective: unique  yoo-neek
  1. Radically distinctive and without equal
    "Bach was unique in his handling of counterpoint";
    - alone, unequaled [US], unequalled [Brit, Cdn], unparalleled
  2. (followed by 'to') applying exclusively to a given category, condition or locality
    "a species unique to Australia"
  3. The single one of its kind
    "the unique existing example of Donne's handwriting"; "a unique copy of an ancient manuscript"; "certain types of problems have unique solutions";
    - singular
  4. 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"

See also: incomparable, single, specific, uncomparable, unusual

Encyclopedia: Unique, Iowa