Meaning of “exotic” in the English Dictionary

"exotic" in English

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uk /ɪɡˈzɒt.ɪk/ us /ɪɡˈzɑː.t̬ɪk/
adverb uk /ɪɡˈzɒt.ɪ.kəl.i/ us /ɪɡˈzɑː.t̬ɪ.kəl.i/

exotically dressed dancers

(Definition of “exotic” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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exoticadjective [ not gradable ]

us /ɪɡˈzɑt̬·ɪk/

unusual and specially interesting because of coming from a country that is far away:

exotic pets like snakes and tropical birds

(Definition of “exotic” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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I support the report, which calls for important framework conditions for closed aquaculture facilities and strictly defines the prerequisites for the introduction of exotic fish species.
They are much less exotic.
Maybe we can start discussing the protein drain, where the temptation to get our hands on exotic protein should be countered by focusing greater public attention on the issues involved.
I would also like to say that the origins of the violence that we are experiencing are not exotic: it is our own violence.
There is sure to be another outbreak of an exotic disease - if not foot and mouth - with the movement of people and animals and modern travel today.

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