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English definition of “rarity”


noun [C or U]     /ˈreə.rə.ti/ US  /ˈrer.ə.t̬i/
C1 something that is very unusual, or the quality of being very unusual: Men who do the cooking are something of a rarity. Diamonds are valuable because of their rarity.Unique and unusualGood, better and best in terms of qualityScarce, inadequate and not enoughLacking things
(Definition of rarity noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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