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1. Being only one; individual; lone: a singular tree in the meadow.
2. Being the only one of a kind; unique: "Our stories are singular, but our destiny is shared" (Barack Obama).
a. Being beyond what is ordinary, especially in being exceptionally good; remarkable: "Dinners with [our two friends] became the evenings we looked forward to with singular pleasure" (David Halberstam).
b. Strange or unusual: "I accordingly obeyed forthwith what I still considered a very singular summons" (Edgar Allan Poe).
a. Of, relating to, or being a noun, pronoun, or adjective denoting a single person or thing or several entities considered as a single unit.
b. Of, relating to, or being a verb expressing the action or state of a single subject.
5. Logic Of or relating to the specific as distinguished from the general; individual.
1. The singular number or a form designating it.
2. A word having a singular number.
[Middle English singuler, from Old French, from Latin singulāris, from singulus, single; see single.]
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|Adv.||1.||singularly - in a singular manner or to a singular degree; "Lord T. was considered singularly licentious even for the courts of Russia and Portugal; he acquired three wives and fourteen children during his Portuguese embassy alone"|
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adverb remarkably, particularly, exceptionally, especially, seriously (informal), surprisingly, notably, unusually, extraordinarily, conspicuously, outstandingly, uncommonly, prodigiously a singularly ill-judged enterprise
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singularly[ˈsɪŋgjʊləlɪ] ADV (= extraordinarily) → extraordinariamente, singularmente
he was singularly unhelpful → no se mostró dispuesto a ayudar en absoluto
a singularly inappropriate remark → una observación de lo más inoportuno
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→ außerordentlich; appropriate, unattractive → (ganz) besonders, überaus; he was singularly unimpressed → er war ganz und gar nicht beeindruckt; he has singularly failed to achieve this → er ist mit seinem Versuch, dies zu erreichen, vollkommen gescheitert; hey are singularly lacking in originality → es fehlt ihnen ganz und gar an Originalität
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singularly[ˈsɪŋgjʊləlɪ] adv (frm) → singolarmente
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