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English definition of “inimitable”


adjective     /ɪˈnɪm.ɪ.tə.bl̩/ US  /-t̬ə-/
very unusual or of very high quality and therefore impossible to copy : He was describing , in his own inimitable style /way, how to write a best-selling novel . She appeared at the Oscar's wearing one of Versace's inimitable creations .Unique and unusualGood, better and best in terms of quality
(Definition of inimitable adjective from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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