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strange

adjective
 
 
/streɪndʒ/
UNEXPECTED A2 If something is strange, it is surprising because it is unusual or unexpected: [+ (that)] It's strange that she hasn't called. It's midnight and he's still at work - that's strange. What a strange-looking man.Strange, suspicious and unnatural
NOT FAMILIAR B1 A strange person or place is one that you are not familiar with: I was stuck in a strange town with no money.Strange, suspicious and unnatural
strangely adverb B2 She's been behaving very strangely (= in an unusual way) recently.
(Definition of strange from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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