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Unique.‘the sui generis nature of animals’
distinctive, individual, special, especial, idiosyncratic, quirky, eccentric, isolatedView synonyms
- ‘It prescribed a new status for New Caledonia, which is today a sui generis Collectivity and no longer a Territory.’
- ‘Nonetheless, these concerns continue to animate opposition to the concept of sui generis protection.’
- ‘Our fingerprints and faces tell us we are each ‘sui generis,’ although most of us were raised to conform to, and fit into, a social structure, rather than being encouraged to discover and display our distinctive gifts.’
- ‘The danger, however, is that the new sui generis right might monopolise information beyond the term granted to copyright.’
Latin, literally of its own kind.
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