único


único
adj.
1 only, one-time, one, single.
2 unique, one-of-a-kind, single, unusual.
3 single, azygos, that is not one of a pair.
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único
adjetivo
1 (solo) only, sole
la única persona the only person
lo único es que ... the thing is ...
2 (extraordinario) unique
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1. (f. - única)
noun
only one
2. (f. - única)
adj.
1) only, single, sole
2) unique
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ADJ
1) (=solo) only

es el único ejemplar que existe — it is the only copy in existence

fue el único sobreviviente — he was the sole o only survivor

hijo único — only child

sistema de partido único — one-party o single-party system

la única dificultad es que ... — the only difficulty is that ...

es lo único que nos faltaba — iró that's all we needed

2) (=singular) unique

este ejemplar es único — this specimen is unique

como pianista es única — as a pianist she is in a class of her own

¡eres único! solo a ti se te podía ocurrir algo así — you're amazing! only you could think of something like that

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I
-ca adjetivo
1) (solo) only

lo único que quiero — the only thing I want, all I want

es lo único que faltaba! — that's all we needed!

un sistema de partido único — a single-party o one-party system

soy hijo único — I'm an only child

un acontecimiento único — a once-in-a-lifetime o a unique event

tarifa única — flat rate

talla única — one size

2) (extraordinario) extraordinary

este hombre es único or es un caso único! — (fam) this guy is something else! (colloq)

II
-ca masculino, femenino

el único/las únicas que tengo — the only one/ones I have

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= all-through, distinctive, only, rare, single, sole, unique, unitary, one-time, single-source, flat, one-of-a-kind, unique unto itself, once in a lifetime.
Ex. An all-through system of bibliographic control based on once-only generated short, reasonably accurate and quickly produced records is more appropriate than the present duplicated efforts.
Ex. In addition to main or added entries under titles added entries are often also made in respect of distinctive series titles.
Ex. Clearly, the only totally adequate indication of the content of a document is the text of the document in its entirety.
Ex. In practice critical abstracts are rare, and certainly do not usually feature in published secondary services.
Ex. Equally important was the desire to achieve a single text.
Ex. Mainframe computers are rarely dedicated to the library's own sole application, unless the library concerned happens to be a national library, offering online access to its data bases to a wide audience.
Ex. The basic requirement of a shelf arrangement system is that each document has a unique place in the sequence.
Ex. The British unitary system of government impeded local efforts and a spirit of voluntarism.
Ex. Appropriate system planning to eliminate 'holes,' segregation of public and administrative networks, programming security 'firewalls,' and assignment of one-time passwords all help in networked computing security.
Ex. Discussion centred around the need for a single-source guide to collection management and electronic media.
Ex. The company also offers a flat $50 trade-in allowance on major encyclopedias from other publishers.
Ex. Join leading experts in cultural heritage informatics for a one-of-a-kind learning experience.
Ex. Their problem, Waikart concluded, 'was unique unto itself'.
Ex. The article 'Once in a lifetime: a student at Conference' presents a student's view of the Library Association's Centenary Conference, 1977.
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* autor personal único = single personal authorship.
* cuota única = flat one-time fee.
* de una única palabra = single-word.
* ejemplar único = singleton.
* el único = the one and only.
* el único e incomparable = the one and only.
* el único e inimitable = the one and only.
* el único problema = a fly in the soup, the fly in the ointment.
* experiencia única = experience of a lifetime.
* hacer único = individualise [individualize, -USA].
* hecho para una única ocasión = one shot.
* la única pega = the fly in the ointment, a fly in the soup.
* mercado único = single market.
* Mercado Unico Europeo = Single European Market.
* moneda única = single currency.
* oportunidad única en la vida = chance of a lifetime.
* pago único = one-time purchase, lump sum.
* pago único y bien grande = fat lump sum.
* postura única = unified voice.
* servicio de única ventanilla = one-stop service.
* sistema de entrada única = single entry system.
* sistema en el que el documento aparece representado en un único lugar del ín = one-place system.
* término que representa un único concepto = one concept term.
* una única fuente para Algo = one-stop, one-stop shopping, one stop shop.
* un centro único = one stop shop.
* única fuente = single-source.
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I
-ca adjetivo
1) (solo) only

lo único que quiero — the only thing I want, all I want

es lo único que faltaba! — that's all we needed!

un sistema de partido único — a single-party o one-party system

soy hijo único — I'm an only child

un acontecimiento único — a once-in-a-lifetime o a unique event

tarifa única — flat rate

talla única — one size

2) (extraordinario) extraordinary

este hombre es único or es un caso único! — (fam) this guy is something else! (colloq)

II
-ca masculino, femenino

el único/las únicas que tengo — the only one/ones I have

* * *
= all-through, distinctive, only, rare, single, sole, unique, unitary, one-time, single-source, flat, one-of-a-kind, unique unto itself, once in a lifetime.

Ex: An all-through system of bibliographic control based on once-only generated short, reasonably accurate and quickly produced records is more appropriate than the present duplicated efforts.

Ex: In addition to main or added entries under titles added entries are often also made in respect of distinctive series titles.
Ex: Clearly, the only totally adequate indication of the content of a document is the text of the document in its entirety.
Ex: In practice critical abstracts are rare, and certainly do not usually feature in published secondary services.
Ex: Equally important was the desire to achieve a single text.
Ex: Mainframe computers are rarely dedicated to the library's own sole application, unless the library concerned happens to be a national library, offering online access to its data bases to a wide audience.
Ex: The basic requirement of a shelf arrangement system is that each document has a unique place in the sequence.
Ex: The British unitary system of government impeded local efforts and a spirit of voluntarism.
Ex: Appropriate system planning to eliminate 'holes,' segregation of public and administrative networks, programming security 'firewalls,' and assignment of one-time passwords all help in networked computing security.
Ex: Discussion centred around the need for a single-source guide to collection management and electronic media.
Ex: The company also offers a flat $50 trade-in allowance on major encyclopedias from other publishers.
Ex: Join leading experts in cultural heritage informatics for a one-of-a-kind learning experience.
Ex: Their problem, Waikart concluded, 'was unique unto itself'.
Ex: The article 'Once in a lifetime: a student at Conference' presents a student's view of the Library Association's Centenary Conference, 1977.
* autor personal único = single personal authorship.
* cuota única = flat one-time fee.
* de una única palabra = single-word.
* ejemplar único = singleton.
* el único = the one and only.
* el único e incomparable = the one and only.
* el único e inimitable = the one and only.
* el único problema = a fly in the soup, the fly in the ointment.
* experiencia única = experience of a lifetime.
* hacer único = individualise [individualize, -USA].
* hecho para una única ocasión = one shot.
* la única pega = the fly in the ointment, a fly in the soup.
* mercado único = single market.
* Mercado Unico Europeo = Single European Market.
* moneda única = single currency.
* oportunidad única en la vida = chance of a lifetime.
* pago único = one-time purchase, lump sum.
* pago único y bien grande = fat lump sum.
* postura única = unified voice.
* servicio de única ventanilla = one-stop service.
* sistema de entrada única = single entry system.
* sistema en el que el documento aparece representado en un único lugar del ín = one-place system.
* término que representa un único concepto = one concept term.
* una única fuente para Algo = one-stop, one-stop shopping, one stop shop.
* un centro único = one stop shop.
* única fuente = single-source.

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único1 -ca
adjective
A (solo) only
es la única solución it's the only solution
el único sobreviviente the sole o only survivor
lo único que quiero es … the only thing I want is …, all I want is …
¡es lo único que faltaba! that's all we needed!
un sistema de partido único a single-party system, a one-party system
su único hijo their only child
soy hijo único I'm an only child
es un ejemplar único it's unique, it's the only one of its kind
un acontecimiento único a once-in-a-lifetime o a unique event
B (extraordinario) extraordinary
un actor único an extraordinary actor
¡este hombre es único or es un caso único! (fam); this guy is something else! (colloq)
único2 -ca
masculine, feminine
only one
es el único que tengo it's the only one I have
el único que no está de acuerdo the only one o the only person who doesn't agree
las únicas que quedaban the only ones (that were) left
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único
-ca adjetivo

1
a) (solo) only;

soy hijo único I'm an only child;

¡es lo único que faltaba! that's all we needed!
b)mercado/monedasingle;

tarifa única flat rate;

talla única one size
2 (extraordinario) extraordinary
■ sustantivo masculino, femenino:
el único/las únicas que tengo the only one/ones I have

único,-a adjetivo
1 (exclusivo) only: tengo un único problema, I only have one problem
talla única, one size
2 (fuera de lo común, extraordinario) unique: es una ocasión única, it is a unique opportunity

'único' also found in these entries:
Spanish:
hijo
- ideal
- importar
- monetaria
- monetario
- salvarse
- señera
- señero
- sentida
- sentido
- singular
- singularidad
- sola
- solo
- única
- vicio
- ganar
- limpio
- pretender
- que
English:
all
- fault
- one
- one-way
- only
- single
- sole
- thing
- unique
- vice
- existence
- indulgence
- life
- out
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único, -a
adj
1. [solo] only;
[precio, función, moneda] single;
es la única forma que conozco de hacerlo it's the only way I know of doing it;
la única alternativa posible the only possible alternative;
hijo único only child, only son;
hija única only child, only daughter;
su caso no es único his is not the only case;
es lo único que quiero it's all I want;
lo único es que… the only thing is (that)…, it's just that…;
única y exclusivamente only, exclusively
Comp
único propietario sole owner
2. [excepcional] unique;
una oportunidad única para conocer otros países a unique opportunity to get to know other countries;
eres único you're one of a kind
pron
el único/la única the only one
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único
adj
1 only;
hijo único only child;
su único hijo her only son;
lo único que … the only thing that …
2 (sin par) unique; fig (excelente) outstanding, extraordinary;
es único it’s unique
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único, -ca adj
1) : only, sole
2) : unique, extraordinary
único, -ca n
: only one
los únicos que vinieron: the only ones who showed up
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único1 adj
1. (solo) only
es el único chico que me gusta he's the only boy I like
2. (especial) unique
Cuenca es única Cuenca is unique
hijo único an only child
moneda única single currency
talla única one size only
único2 n only one
fue la única que me llamó she was the only one who rang me

Spanish-English dictionary. 2013.

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