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English definition of “unique”

unique

adjective
 
 
/juːˈniːk/
something that is unique is unusual or the only one of its type: Fast-growing companies are in a unique position to attract the best candidates. Over the past 15 years, she has made a unique contribution to the country's business environment. a unique opportunity/set of circumstances
a unique problem, challenge, etc. is difficult to deal with because it has never happened before: The recent financial crisis has posed some unique challenges for governments.
if something is unique to a place or situation, it only exists in that place or situation: Many of our problems are unique to our profession.
(Definition of unique from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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