singular


singular
adj.
1 peculiar, odd (raro).
2 unique.
singular batalla single combat
3 singular (grammar).
m.
singular (grammar).
en singular in the singular
* * *
singular
adjetivo
1 (único) singular, single
2 (excepcional) extraordinary, exceptional
3 (raro) peculiar, odd
nombre masculino
1 GRAMÁTICA singular
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FRASEOLOGÍA
en singular GRAMÁTICA in the singular
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noun m.
singular
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1. ADJ
1) (Ling) singular
2)

combate singular — single combat

3) (=destacado) outstanding, exceptional
4) (=raro) singular, odd
2.
SM (Ling) singular

en singular — (lit) in the singular; (fig) in particular

se refiere a él en singular — it refers to him in particular

que hable él en singular — let him speak for himself

* * *
I
adjetivo
1)
a) (frml) (extraordinario, especial) singular (frml)

un cuadro de singular colorido — a singularly colorful picture

b) (peculiar, raro) peculiar, odd
c) (frml) (excepcionalmente bueno) singularly good (frml)
2) (Ling) singular
II
masculino singular

en singular — (Ling) in the singular

* * *
= distinctive, singular, quaint, singular, one-of-a-kind, with a difference, unique, portentous.
Ex. In addition to main or added entries under titles added entries are often also made in respect of distinctive series titles.
Ex. All nouns have a plural and singular form.
Ex. Clergymen practice the quaint custom of reading aloud at meal times.
Ex. The second edition was also well received all over the world, and was accorded the singular honour of translation into Portuguese for use in library schools in Brazil.
Ex. Join leading experts in cultural heritage informatics for a one-of-a-kind learning experience.
Ex. The article 'Web authoring with a difference' reviews the current authoring tools available for organizations wishing to become involved in the World Wide Web (WWW).
Ex. The basic requirement of a shelf arrangement system is that each document has a unique place in the sequence.
Ex. This novel is once again a most peculiar combination of broad farce and portentous significance.
* * *
I
adjetivo
1)
a) (frml) (extraordinario, especial) singular (frml)

un cuadro de singular colorido — a singularly colorful picture

b) (peculiar, raro) peculiar, odd
c) (frml) (excepcionalmente bueno) singularly good (frml)
2) (Ling) singular
II
masculino singular

en singular — (Ling) in the singular

* * *
= distinctive, singular, quaint, singular, one-of-a-kind, with a difference, unique, portentous.

Ex: In addition to main or added entries under titles added entries are often also made in respect of distinctive series titles.

Ex: All nouns have a plural and singular form.
Ex: Clergymen practice the quaint custom of reading aloud at meal times.
Ex: The second edition was also well received all over the world, and was accorded the singular honour of translation into Portuguese for use in library schools in Brazil.
Ex: Join leading experts in cultural heritage informatics for a one-of-a-kind learning experience.
Ex: The article 'Web authoring with a difference' reviews the current authoring tools available for organizations wishing to become involved in the World Wide Web (WWW).
Ex: The basic requirement of a shelf arrangement system is that each document has a unique place in the sequence.
Ex: This novel is once again a most peculiar combination of broad farce and portentous significance.

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singular1
adjective
A
1 (frml) (extraordinario, especial) singular (frml)
lo hizo con singular entusiasmo he did it with remarkable o extraordinary o singular enthusiasm
un cuadro de singular colorido a singularly colorful picture
2 (peculiar, raro) peculiar, odd
lo dijo en un tonillo muy singular he said it in a very peculiar o odd o funny way
3 (frml) (excepcionalmente bueno) singularly good (frml)
B (Ling) singular
singular2
masculine
singular
en singular (Ling) in the singular
tú habla en singular you speak for yourself
* * *

 

singular adjetivo
singular
■ sustantivo masculino
singular;
en singular (Ling) in the singular

singular
I adjetivo
1 (raro, excepcional) peculiar, odd
2 frml (único, inigualable) un dibujo de singular belleza, a drawing of outstanding beauty
II adjetivo & m Ling singular

'singular' also found in these entries:
Spanish:
buen
- dato
- demasiada
- demasiado
- haber
- mucha
- mucho
- otra
- otro
- particular
- persona
- poca
- poco
- política
-
- singularizar
- tanta
- tanto
- toda
- todo
- acta
- África
- África del Sur
- agua
- águila
- ala
- alba
- alga
- álgebra
- algún
- alma
- alta
- alza
- ama
- anca
- ancla
- ánfora
- ánima
- ansia
- ara
- arca
- área
- aria
- arma
- arpa
- arte
- asa
- ascua
- Asia
- asma
English:
accused
- lady
- majority
- neither
- offspring
- propose
- singular
- statistics
- bad
- big
- first
- good
- large
- peculiarity
- third
- thirteenth
* * *
singular
adj
1. [raro] peculiar, odd;
un hombre singular a peculiar man
2. [único] unique;
tiene dotes singulares de cantante she has unique talent as a singer
3.
singular batalla single combat
4. Gram singular
nm
Gram singular;
en singular in the singular
* * *
singular
I adj
1 (raro) strange, fml
singular
2 (único) outstanding, extraordinary
II m GRAM singular
* * *
singular adj
1) : singular, unique
2) particular: peculiar, odd
3) : singular (in grammar)
singularmente adv
singular nm
: singular
* * *
singular adj singular

Spanish-English dictionary. 2013.

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  • Singular — Sin gu*lar (s[i^][ng] g[ u]*l[ e]r), a. [OE. singuler, F. singulier, fr. L. singularius, singularis, fr. singulus single. See {Single}, a.] 1. Separate or apart from others; single; distinct. [Obs.] Bacon. [1913 Webster] And God forbid that all a …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • SINGULAR — Entwickler: Singular Team der Technischen Universität Kaiserslautern Aktuelle Version: 3 0 4 (22. November 2007[1]) Betriebssystem: GNU/Linux …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • singular — SINGULÁR, Ă, singulari, e, adj. 1. (gram.; în sintagmele) Număr singular (şi substantivat, n.) = categorie gramaticală care indică un singur exemplar dintr o categorie de fiinţe, de obiecte etc. Persoana întâi (sau a doua, a treia) singular =… …   Dicționar Român

  • SINGULAR — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Para otros usos de este término, véase Singular (desambiguación). SINGULAR Desarrollador equipo SINGULAR [1] …   Wikipedia Español

  • SINGULAR — is a computer algebra system for polynomial computations with special emphasis on the needs of commutative algebra, algebraic geometry, and singularity theory. SINGULAR is a free software under the GNU General Public Licence. Problems in non… …   Wikipedia

  • Singular — may refer to:* A grammatical number denoting a unit quantity (as opposed to the plural and other forms) * SINGULAR, a computer algebra system * gravitational singularity * technological singularity * Cingular Wireless, a major mobile network… …   Wikipedia

  • singular — [siŋ′gyə lər] adj. [ME singuler < OFr < L singularis < singulus, SINGLE] 1. being the only one of its kind; single; unique [a singular specimen] 2. exceptional; extraordinary; remarkable [singular beauty] 3. peculiar; strange; odd [what… …   English World dictionary

  • singular — adjetivo 1. (antepuesto / pospuesto) Que es extraño o extraordinario: un comentario singular. Aquel caballero le hizo una singular propuesta. 2. Que es único o sin igual: una posibilidad singular, un ejemplar singular. adjetivo,sustantivo… …   Diccionario Salamanca de la Lengua Española

  • Singular — Sm erw. fach. (18. Jh.) Entlehnung. Entlehnt aus l. (numerus) singulāris, zu l. singulāris zum einzelnen gehörig, einzeln, vereinzelt , zu l. singulus einzeln, ein einziger, einer allein . Adjektiv: singulär.    Ebenso nndl. singularis, ne.… …   Etymologisches Wörterbuch der deutschen sprache

  • singular — adj. 2 g. 1. Individual; único; isolado. 2. Que vale só por si. 3. Significativo. 4. Terminante. 5. Distinto; notável; extraordinário. 6. Particular; especial. 7. Excêntrico; esquisito. 8. Não vulgar, raro. 9. Excelente. • s. m. 10.  [Gramática]… …   Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

  • Singular — Sin gu*lar, n. 1. An individual instance; a particular. [Obs.] Dr. H. More. [1913 Webster] 2. (Gram) The singular number, or the number denoting one person or thing; a word in the singular number. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English


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