Translation of "rarely" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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uk /ˈreə.li/ us /ˈ

B1 not often

We rarely see each other now. 我们现在很少见面。
I rarely have time to read a newspaper. 我难得有时间看报。
formal Rarely have I seen such a beautiful sunset. 如此美丽的日落景象我真是难得一见。
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  • Temperatures rarely rise above zero in winter.
  • In the summer the academy will exhibit several prints which are rarely seen.
  • She rarely ventured outside, except when she went to stock up on groceries at the corner shop.
  • She rarely spoke her mind out of fear of being ridiculed.
  • He hardly ever washes the dishes and he rarely, if ever, does any cleaning.

(Translation of “rarely” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)