What are sui generis?

  • (adj): Constituting a class of its own; unique.
    Example: "A history book sui generis"; "sui generis works like Mary Chestnut's Civil War diary"

Sui Generis

Sui generis ( /ˌsuːaɪ ˈdʒɛnərɪs/; ) is an adjective borrowed from Latin, meaning "of its own kind/genus" or "unique in its characteristics".

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Some articles on sui generis:

Semiconductor Chip Protection Act Of 1984 - How The SCPA Operates - A sui Generis Law
... Rather, it is a sui generis law resembling a utility model law or Gebrauchsmuster ... From Brooktree, ¶ 23 In general, the chip topography laws of other nations are also sui generis laws ...
Sui Generis - Politics and Society - Émile Durkheim's Sociology
... In the sociology of Émile Durkheim, sui generis is used to illustrate his theory of an independence in social existence, as follows ... For Durkheim then, a society is a sui generis society, and will continue its its own independent existence after the apparently indispensable (or dispensable) or famous (or infamous) historical individual ...
Adiós Sui Generis
... Adiós Sui Generis (Goodbye Sui Generis) is a live album by Argentine folk rock group Sui Generis, recorded during the last show given by the band, on September 5 ...
Nito Mestre - Discography - Sui Generis
... sobre las instituciones" (1974) "Adiós Sui Géneris, Parte I Parte II" (1975) Adiós Sui Géneris Volumen III" (1995) "Antología de Sui Generis" (1992) "Sinfonías ...
Traditional Knowledge - Property Rights
... the use of existing or novel sui generis measures to protect traditional knowledge ... Currently, only a few nations offer explicit sui generis protection for traditional knowledge ... radical and novel forms of intellectual property law ("sui generis rights") ...

Famous quotes containing the words sui generis and/or sui:

    Moralistic is not moral. And as for truth—well, it’s like brown—it’s not in the spectrum.... Truth is sui generis.
    Iris Murdoch (b. 1919)

    Moralistic is not moral. And as for truth—well, it’s like brown—it’s not in the spectrum.... Truth is sui generis.
    Iris Murdoch (b. 1919)