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strange

adjective [-er/-est only]  us   /streɪndʒ/

strange adjective [-er/-est only] (UNUSUAL)

not familiar, or difficult to understand; different: We kept hearing strange noises coming from the attic. I had a strange feeling that we had met before. That’s strange – I thought I had locked this door when we left.

strange adjective [-er/-est only] (NOT FAMILIAR)

not known or familiar: I really don’t like strange people coming to my door.
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