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English definition of “uncommon”

uncommon

adjective (NOT FREQUENT)    /ʌnˈkɒm.ən/ US  /-ˈkɑː.mən/
C1 not seen, happening, or experienced often: Accidents due to failure of safety equipment are uncommon nowadays. It's not uncommon for people to become ill when they travel.Unknown and unfamiliar
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