sui generis

Definition of "sui generis"
  1. A unique or distinct category or kind outside common classifications, often used in law to denote unique legal protections
How to use "sui generis" in a sentence
  1. His artwork is so original and distinctive, it could be considered sui generis in nature.
  2. The legal protection for ship hull designs is a sui generis within copyright law.
  3. Unique landmarks often require sui generis legal protection due to their singular characteristics.

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