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strange

adjective uk   /streɪndʒ/ us  

strange adjective (UNUSUAL)

A2 unusual and unexpected, or difficult to understand: He's got some very strange ideas about women! You say the strangest things sometimes. I had a strange feeling that we'd met before. It's strange that tourists almost never visit this village. That's strange - I'm sure I put my glasses in my bag and yet they're not there.Strange, suspicious and unnaturalDifficult to understandComplicated and difficult to doPuzzle and confuse feel strange to feel uncomfortable and not normal or correct: I hope that fish was all right - my stomach feels a bit strange .Strange, suspicious and unnatural

strange adjective (NOT FAMILIAR)

B1 not known or familiar: I don't usually accept lifts from strange men. With so many strange faces around her, the baby started to cry. I've never been here before either, so it's all strange to me too.Unknown and unfamiliar
(Definition of strange from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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