peculiarity Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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peculiaritynoun

uk   /pɪˌkjuː.liˈær.ə.ti/  us   /-ˈer.ə.t̬i/

peculiarity noun (STRANGE)

[C or U] the ​quality of being ​strange or ​unusual, or an ​unusualcharacteristic or ​habit: You couldn't ​help but be ​aware of the peculiarity of the ​situation. Well, we all have ​our little peculiarities, don't we?

peculiarity noun (BELONGING TO)

[C] something that is ​typical of one ​person, ​group, or thing: This ​technique is ​applicable to a ​widevariety of ​crops, but some ​modifications may be ​necessary to ​accommodate the peculiarities of each ​type.
(Definition of peculiarity from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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