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English definition of “uncommon”


adjective  /ʌnˈkɑm·ən/ us  

uncommon adjective (NOT FREQUENT)

[not gradable] not seen, happening, or experienced often: It’s not uncommon for someone to change jobs several times.

uncommon adjective (UNUSUALLY LARGE)

(esp. of a human quality) unusually large in amount or degree: She’s a woman of uncommon kindness.
adverb  /ʌnˈkɑm·ən·li/ us  
an uncommonly gifted singer
(Definition of uncommon from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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