Significado de “rare” - en el Diccionario Inglés

rare en inglés británico

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uk /reər/ us /rer/

rare adjective (NOT COMMON)

B1 not common; very unusual:

The museum is full of rare and precious treasures.
[ + 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.

Más ejemplos

  • They mainly deal in rare books.
  • The coast here abounds with rare plants.
  • Talent like hers is rare in someone so young.
  • The word itself is so rare as to be almost obsolete.
  • He has a collection of rare insect specimens.

(Definición de rare del Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

rare en inglés americano

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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

(Definición de rare del Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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