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unusually

adverb uk   /ʌnˈjuː.ʒu.ə.li/ us  
B2 more than is usual or expected, or in a way that is not usual: He was unusually polite.unusually for sb C2 in a way that is not usual for someone: Unusually for me, I felt deeply embarrassed.
Translations of “unusually”
in Korean 드물게…
in Arabic بِشكل غَير عادي…
in Portuguese inusitadamente, excepcionalmente…
in Catalan excepcionalment…
in Japanese 異常に, いつになく…
in Italian insolitamente…
in Chinese (Traditional) 異乎尋常地, 罕有地…
in Chinese (Simplified) 异乎寻常地, 罕有地…
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