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uncommon

adjective uk   /ʌnˈkɒm.ən/  us   /-ˈkɑː.mən/

uncommon adjective (NOT FREQUENT)

C1 not seen, happening, or experienced often: Accidents due to failure of safety equipment are uncommon nowadays. It's not uncommon for people to become ill when they travel.

uncommon adjective (EXTREME)

old-fashioned formal An uncommon quality, especially a human quality, is larger in amount or degree than usual: a woman of uncommon beauty
Translations of “uncommon”
in Arabic غَير مَألوف…
in Korean 드문…
in Malaysian tdk biasa…
in French rare…
in Turkish nadir, ender rastlanır, alışılmamış…
in Italian insolito, raro…
in Chinese (Traditional) 不頻繁的, 罕見的,不常有的…
in Russian редкий, необычный…
in Polish rzadki, niezwykły…
in Vietnamese bất thường, hiếm thấy…
in Spanish raro, poco común…
in Portuguese incomum, inusitado…
in Thai ที่พบได้น้อย…
in German ungewöhnlich…
in Catalan poc comú…
in Japanese まれな…
in Indonesian langka…
in Chinese (Simplified) 不频繁的, 罕见的,不常有的…
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