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English definition of “extraordinary”

extraordinary

adjective     /ɪkˈstrɔː.dɪn.ər.i/ US  /-ˈstrɔːr.dən.er-/
B1 very unusual, special, unexpected, or strange: He told the extraordinary story of his escape. Her voice had an extraordinary hypnotic quality. an extraordinary coincidenceUnique and unusualGood, better and best in terms of qualityStrange, suspicious and unnatural extraordinary meeting a special meeting that happens between regular meetingsOfficial meetingsMeeting people
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