unique ADJECTIVE 1) being the only one of its kind; unlike anything else. 2) (unique to) belonging or connected to (one particular person, group, or place). 3) remarkable or unusual.
DERIVATIVES uniquely adverb uniqueness noun.
ORIGIN French, from Latin unus 'one' .

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