- 1 [Ling] singular the singular form of the word el singular de la palabra the second person singular of the verb la segunda persona del singular del verboMore example sentences
- In American English, collective nouns usually take a singular verb.
- There are other singular words for classes or units of people.
- ‘Please inform the writers that the names of teams take the singular verb,’ he says.
- 2 [formal] (usu before n) 2.1 (exceptional) [beauty/achievement] singular [formal] 2.2 (unusual) [adventure/appearance/occurrence] raro, extraño, singularMore example sentences
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- Barely are we into what is broadly described as ‘recovery’ than we see already a strange and singular characteristic.
- He never strayed from the sinister, sensitive steps that marked his strange and singular songwriting path.
- In one of the more bizarre twists in a truly singular career, August 1968 saw The Incredible String Band in upstate New York as part of the Woodstock festival.
- They had a singular beauty, outstanding amongst the exotic growth of fern and ponga on the slopes below.
- No one else does with available light what Godard does, which brings about a singular beauty.
- Christmas, of course, is a special case, and Dunkeld Cathedral is a place of singular beauty, but the trend still needs some explanation.
- singular (m) in the singular en singularMore example sentences
- Feminine contrasts with both masculine and neuter, not only in the nominative and accusative singular, but in the genitive and dative singular as well.
- You may have noticed I said rod in the singular in that last paragraph, with good reason.
- This refers back to the dialectical relationship between movements in the plural and a movement in the singular.