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adjective uk   /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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