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peculiarity

noun [C or U] (STRANGE)    /pɪˌkjuː.liˈær.ə.ti/ US  /-ˈer.ə.t̬i/
the quality of being strange or unusual, or an unusual characteristic or habit: You couldn't help but be aware of the peculiarity of the situation. Well, we all have our little peculiarities, don't we?Strange, suspicious and unnatural
(Definition of peculiarity noun (STRANGE) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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