Meaning of “peculiarly” in the English Dictionary

"peculiarly" in British English

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uk /pɪˈkjuː.li.ə.li/ us /pɪˈkjuːl.jɚ.ə.li/

peculiarly adverb (VERY)

old-fashioned or literary very or especially:

It's peculiarly painful where I burned my hand.
She's a peculiarly attractive woman.

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

"peculiarly" in American English

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peculiarlyadverb [ not gradable ]

us /pɪˈkjul·jər·li/

very or specially:

Her complex writing style makes this book peculiarly difficult to read.

peculiarly adverb [ not gradable ] (BELONGING TO)

typical of; characteristically:

He identifies this social practice as peculiarly Irish.

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