Definition of 'esoteric'
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This bible refers to the divine feminine and personal esoteric knowledge. Christianity Today (2000)The world is full of modest people brimming with esoteric knowledge. Times, Sunday Times (2015)There was something about his esoteric interests and unaffected grin that drew me in. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The balance between statute and independent regulation is not a trivial or esoteric subject. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Lawyers and judges also spent time this year on more esoteric subjects. Times, Sunday Times (2007)And it is wrapped up in the seemingly esoteric subject of reserved legal activities. Times, Sunday Times (2010)These men are just happy being stars, famous at home and abroad within their esoteric world. Times, Sunday Times (2012)His quest to buy a Steinway grand leads him into the esoteric world of luxury piano makers. Times, Sunday Times (2013)There has to be a return to what an older generation would have termed arithmetic and far less interest in esoteric methods of dealing with numbers. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The question of retrospective enforcement is not applicable only to the esoteric world of FX trading. Times, Sunday Times (2015)
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British English: esoteric ADJECTIVE
If you describe something as esoteric, you mean it is known, understood, or appreciated by only a small number of people.
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