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un·com·mon

 (ŭn-kŏm′ən)
adj. un·com·mon·er, un·com·mon·est
1. Not common; rare.
2. Wonderful; remarkable.

un·com′mon·ly adv.
un·com′mon·ness n.

uncommon

(ʌnˈkɒmən)
adj
1. outside or beyond normal experience, conditions, etc; unusual
2. in excess of what is normal: an uncommon liking for honey.
adv
an archaic word for uncommonly2
unˈcommonness n

un•com•mon

(ʌnˈkɒm ən)

adj. , -er, -est.
1. not common; unusual; rare.
2. more than the usual in amount or degree.
3. exceptional.
[1540–50]
un•com′mon•ly, adv.
un•com′mon•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.uncommon - not common or ordinarily encountereduncommon - not common or ordinarily encountered; unusually great in amount or remarkable in character or kind; "uncommon birds"; "frost and floods are uncommon during these months"; "doing an uncommon amount of business"; "an uncommon liking for money"; "he owed his greatest debt to his mother's uncommon character and ability"
unusual - not usual or common or ordinary; "a scene of unusual beauty"; "a man of unusual ability"; "cruel and unusual punishment"; "an unusual meteorite"
extraordinary - beyond what is ordinary or usual; highly unusual or exceptional or remarkable; "extraordinary authority"; "an extraordinary achievement"; "her extraordinary beauty"; "enjoyed extraordinary popularity"; "an extraordinary capacity for work"; "an extraordinary session of the legislature"
common - having no special distinction or quality; widely known or commonly encountered; average or ordinary or usual; "the common man"; "a common sailor"; "the common cold"; "a common nuisance"; "followed common procedure"; "it is common knowledge that she lives alone"; "the common housefly"; "a common brand of soap"
2.uncommon - marked by an uncommon qualityuncommon - marked by an uncommon quality; especially superlative or extreme of its kind; "what is so rare as a day in June"-J.R.Lowell; "a rare skill"; "an uncommon sense of humor"; "she was kind to an uncommon degree"
extraordinary - beyond what is ordinary or usual; highly unusual or exceptional or remarkable; "extraordinary authority"; "an extraordinary achievement"; "her extraordinary beauty"; "enjoyed extraordinary popularity"; "an extraordinary capacity for work"; "an extraordinary session of the legislature"

uncommon

uncommon

adjective
1. Rarely occurring or appearing:
2. Far beyond what is usual, normal, or customary:
Informal: standout.
Translations
غَيْر مألوف، غَيْر شائِع
vzácný
ualmindelig
sjaldgæfur, óvenjulegur
neparastsrets
redek
alışılmamışender

uncommon

[ʌnˈkɒmən]
A. ADJ
1. (= unusual) → poco común, nada frecuente
2. (= outstanding) → insólito, extraordinario
B. ADV (o.f.) → sumamente, extraordinariamente

uncommon

[ʌnˈkɒmən] adj
(= rare) → rare, peu commun(e)
to be not uncommon → n'être pas rare
Frost and snow are not uncommon during these months → Gelées et neige ne sont pas rares durant ces mois-là.
(= great) [beauty, ability, interest] → peu commun(e), hors du commun

uncommon

adj
(= unusual)ungewöhnlich; it is not uncommon for her to be latees ist nichts Ungewöhnliches, dass sie zu spät kommt; a not uncommon occurrenceeine häufige Erscheinung; a not uncommon problem/sightein nicht ganz ungewöhnliches Problem/ungewöhnlicher Anblick
(= outstanding)außergewöhnlich

uncommon

[ʌnˈkɒmən] adj
a. (unusual) → insolito/a; (rare) → non comune, raro/a
it's not uncommon that → non è raro che + sub
b. (outstanding) → fuori dal comune

uncommon

(anˈkomən) adjective
rare; unusual. This type of animal is becoming very uncommon.
unˈcommonly adverb
very; unusually. an uncommonly clever person.

uncommon

a. poco común, excepcional; raro-a, extraño-a.

uncommon

adj poco común
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