preternatural Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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"preternatural" in British English

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uk   /ˌpriː.təˈnætʃ.ər.əl/  us   /-t̬ɚˈnætʃ.ɚ-/ formal
more than is ​usual or ​natural: Anger gave me preternatural ​strength, and I ​managed to ​force the ​dooropen.
adverb uk   us   /-i/
The ​houseseemed preternaturally ​silent.
(Definition of preternatural from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “preternatural”
in Chinese (Simplified) 异常的, 超自然的…
in Chinese (Traditional) 異常的, 超自然的…
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