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English

Etymology

From Middle English singuler < Old French < [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] singularis "alone of its kind" < [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] singulus "single".

Adjective

singular (comparative {{{1}}}, superlative {{{2}}})

Positive
singular

Comparative
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Superlative
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  1. Being only one of a larger population.
    A singular experiment cannot be regarded as scientific proof of the existence of a phenomenon.
  2. Being the only one of the kind; unique.
  3. Distinguished by superiority.
  4. Being out of the ordinary.
  5. (grammar) Referring to only one thing or person.
  6. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) Having no inverse.
  7. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) Having the property that the matrix of coefficients of the new variables has a determinant equal to zero.

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See also

Noun

Singular
singular

Plural
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singular ({{{1}}})
  1. (grammar) A form of a word that refers to only one person or thing.

Antonyms

  • (grammar: form of a word that refers to only one thing): plural

Translations


Croatian

Noun

singular m. sg.

  1. singular

Synonyms


Galician

Noun

singular mf

  1. singular

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