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Date: 1400-1500
Language: French
Origin: Latin, from imitabilis 'able to be copied', from imitari; IMITATE

inimitable

adjective
     
in‧im‧i‧ta‧ble
too good or skilful for anyone else to copy with the same high standard [= unique]:
the inimitable Billie Holliday
your own inimitable way/style etc
He entertained us in his own inimitable style.
inimitably adverb
imitate

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