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Significado de “rare” - Diccionario Inglés

Significado de "rare" - Diccionario Inglés

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rareadjective

uk   /reər/  us   /rer/
  • rare adjective (NOT COMMON)

B1 not common; very unusual: a rare disease/species The museum is full of rare and precious treasures. a rare occasion/opportunity/visit/treat, etc. [+ to infinitive] It's very rare to find these birds in New England in winter. It's very rare to find someone who combines such qualities.

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  • rare adjective (OF AIR)

used to describe the air at the top of a mountain, which contains less oxygen, making it harder to breathe
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(Definition of rare from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

Significado de "rare" - Diccionario Inglés Americano

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rareadjective

 us   /reər/
  • rare adjective (NOT COMMON)

not common and therefore sometimes valuable: rare species of birds Success like that is extremely rare. She’s usually positive, but on rare occasions disappointment shows through. With rare exceptions, the families in this town have lived here for generations.
  • rare adjective (SLIGHTLY COOKED)

[-er/-est only] (esp. of meat) not cooked for very long and still red inside: rare steak
(Definition of rare from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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“rare” in American English

A blazing row: words and phrases for arguing and arguments
A blazing row: words and phrases for arguing and arguments
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May 04, 2016
by Kate Woodford We can’t always focus on the positive! This week, we’re looking at the language that is used to refer to arguing and arguments, and the differences in meaning between the various words and phrases. There are several words that suggest that people are arguing about something that is not important. (As you might

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a warning that a subject may trigger unpleasant emotions or memories This is not, I should stress, an argument that trigger warnings should become commonplace on campus.

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