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English definition of “surprising”


adjective     /səˈpraɪ.zɪŋ/ US  /sɚ-/
B1 unexpected : He gave a rather surprising answer . It's hardly / scarcely /not surprising (that) you're putting on weight , considering how much you're eating . I must say that it's surprising to find you agreeing with me for once .Surprising and shockingMaking people sad, shocked and upset
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