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peculiarity

noun [C or U] (STRANGE)    /pɪˌkjuː.liˈær.ə.ti/ US  /-ˈer.ə.t̬i/
the quality of being strange or unusual , or an unusual characteristic or habit : You couldn't help but be aware of the peculiarity of the situation . Well, we all have our little peculiarities, don't we?Strange, suspicious and unnatural
(Definition of peculiarity noun (STRANGE) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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