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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 adjective from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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