(adj.) = unique ; one-of-a-kind ; unique unto itself ; once in a lifetime ; extraordinary. Ex: The basic requirement of a shelf arrangement system is that each document has a unique place in the sequence. 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. Ex: Having entered the next state and a highway off the turnpike, he was amazed by the extraordinary flatness of the land, especially in contrast to the hilly terrain he had grown up with back home. ---- * el único = the one and only. * el único e incomparable = the one and only. * el único e inimitable = the one and only. * experiencia única = experience of a lifetime. * hacer único = individualise [individualize, -USA]. * oportunidad única en la vida, una = chance of a lifetime, the. * ser único = be one of a kind ; be one in a million. * ser único en su especie = be one of a kind ; be one in a million. * ser único en su género = be one of a kind ; be one in a million. * 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. * un centro único = one stop shop. (adj.) = all-through ; distinctive ; only ; rare ; single ; sole ; unitary ; one-time ; single-source ; flat. 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 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. ---- * antología de un único autor = omnibus. * asiento único = unit entry. * autor personal único = single personal authorship. * catálogo de asiento único = unit entry catalogue. * cuota única = flat one-time fee. * custodia única = sole custody. * de una única palabra = single-word. * ejemplar único = singleton. * el único problema = a fly in the soup ; the fly in the ointment. * hecho para una única ocasión = one shot. * hijo único = an only child. * 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. * pago único = one-time purchase ; lump sum. * pago único y bien grande = fat lump sum. * postura única = unified voice. * ser un único pago = be a once-only payment. * servicio de única ventanilla = one-stop service. * sistema de entrada única = single entry system. * una única fuente para Algo = one-stop ; one-stop shopping ; one stop shop. * única fuente = single-source.