French translation of 'singular'
[verb, ending] au singulier
[form] du singulier
the singular form of ... le singulier de ...
What is the singular form of “media”? Quel est le singulier de « media » ?
2. (= remarkable) singulier/ière
a smile of singular sweetness un sourire d’une singulière douceur
3. (= odd) singulier/ière
(Grammar) singulier m
in the singular au singulier
in the feminine singular au féminin singulier
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Example Sentences Including 'singular'
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A similar misunderstanding would occur if the writer opted for her as the singular possessive pronoun.Between Worlds: A Reader, Rhetoric and Handbook (1995)
Everybody is a singular pronoun and requires a singular possessive pronoun: his or her.Between Worlds: A Reader, Rhetoric and Handbook (1995)
But having attended the press screening yesterday I can say that something absolutely singular has happened.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
But part of the problem may lie in grammar, because there is no third person singular pronoun that does not refer to gender.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
Hardly a line does not include the first person singular.Times, Sunday Times (2006)
In fact, the catalogue boasts that there is no such thing as a singular definition.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
Not to do so is indicative of a singular lack of social graces.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
On this, there has been a singular lack of scrutiny and accountability.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
Perhaps because she wrote in the first person singular.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
The chief executive's use of first-person singular pronouns.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
There is no grammatical objection to using any of them as a singular noun.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
They and their can be singular or plural.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
This first volume in a planned trilogy is an international bestseller, combining singular characters and an eerily atmospheric setting.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
This singular character retains a fiercely independent grip on his craft and delivers songs of real emotional depth.The Sun (2013)
Yet sometimes plural or singular agreement depends on meaning rather than strict syntax.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
Yet this sort of use of yourself and yourselves can distinguish between singular and plural.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
Now there was something singular.Middlemarch (1872)
There's something singular in things.Middlemarch (1872)
And that is the astonishing thing about this singular champion.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
Buyers should not be allowed to alter the singular character of clubs they invest in.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
Yes, they have injuries but showed a singular lack of intent while Wolves were equally cautious as they strung five across midfield.The Sun (2010)
I still find it hard to focus on any singular thing.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
Its staging shows a singular lack of judgment on your part.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
No singular person plants a church.Christianity Today (2000)
Trends of 'singular'
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'singular' in Other Languages
British English: singular /ˈsɪŋɡjʊlə/ NOUN
The singular of a noun is the form of it that is used to refer to one person or thing.
The singular of Inuit is Inuk.
- American English: singular
- Arabic: مُفْرَد
- Brazilian Portuguese: singular
- Chinese: 单数
- Croatian: jednina
- Czech: jednotné číslo
- Danish: ental
- Dutch: enkelvoudsvorm
- European Spanish: singular
- Finnish: yksikkö kieliopillinen
- French: singulier
- German: Singular
- Greek: ενικός
- Italian: singolare
- Japanese: 単数
- Korean: 단수 하나
- Norwegian: entall
- Polish: liczba pojedyncza
- European Portuguese: singular
- Romanian: singular
- Russian: единственное число
- Spanish: singular
- Swedish: singular
- Thai: เอกพจน์
- Turkish: tekil
- Ukrainian: однина
- Vietnamese: dạng số ít
British English: singular ADJECTIVE
The singular form of a word is the form that is used when referring to one person or thing.
...the fifteen case endings of the singular form of the noun.
Translation of singular from the Collins English to French Dictionary