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

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uncommonadjective

 us   /ʌnˈkɑm·ən/
  • uncommon adjective (NOT FREQUENT)

[not gradable] not ​seen, ​happening, or ​experienced often: It’s not uncommon for someone to ​changejobs several ​times.
  • uncommon adjective (UNUSUALLY LARGE)

(esp. of a ​humanquality) ​unusuallylarge in ​amount or ​degree: She’s a woman of uncommon ​kindness.
uncommonly
adverb  us   /ʌnˈkɑm·ən·li/
an uncommonly ​giftedsinger
(Definition of uncommon from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “uncommon”
in Korean 드문…
in Arabic غَير مَألوف…
in Malaysian tdk biasa…
in French rare…
in Russian редкий, необычный…
in Chinese (Traditional) 不頻繁的, 罕見的,不常有的…
in Italian insolito, raro…
in Turkish nadir, ender rastlanır, alışılmamış…
in Polish rzadki, niezwykły…
in Spanish raro, poco común…
in Vietnamese bất thường, hiếm thấy…
in Portuguese incomum, inusitado…
in Thai ที่พบได้น้อย…
in German ungewöhnlich…
in Catalan poc comú…
in Japanese まれな…
in Chinese (Simplified) 不频繁的, 罕见的,不常有的…
in Indonesian langka…
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