uniquify

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

unique +‎ -ify

Pronunciation[edit]

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Verb[edit]

uniquify (third-person singular simple present uniquifies, present participle uniquifying, simple past and past participle uniquified)

  1. (rare, slang, computing) To eliminate duplicates from a list, especially when using the *nix command/function uniq.
  2. (rare, slang, computing) To turn an instance of a type into an instance of a new unique copy of the original type.