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English definition of “rare”

rare

adjective
 
 
/reər/
UNUSUAL B1 very unusual: a rare disease/species [+ to do sth] It's very rare to see these birds in England.Unique and unusualGood, better and best in terms of quality
MEAT If meat is rare, it is still red because it has only been cooked for a short time: a rare steakPreparing food using heatPreparing food
(Definition of rare from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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