Definition of 'rarity'
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Rarity, condition and design are significant when it comes to map collecting. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Many are of great age and rarity. Times, Sunday Times (2016)This is a world where furniture is bespoke and the emphasis is on rarity value. Times, Sunday Times (2014) Relative rarity is not the only reason they are desirable. Times, Sunday Times (2013)It means that filling up the petrol tank could become a rarity. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Leaves and dinosaurs together is a great rarity. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The selection gaffe stands out for its rarity value. Times, Sunday Times (2014) Great rarities of early illustration were added. The Times Literary Supplement (2011)It was newsworthy precisely because of its rarity value. Times, Sunday Times (2009)There will come a time when there is a real rarity value in products being made on the original site. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The closing night is another rarity. The Sun (2010)Live comedy is a real rarity. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Five stars are a real rarity. Times, Sunday Times (2014)It is clear that the rarities album isn't in danger of becoming a rarity. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The condition 's rarity means that drugs can command high prices. Times, Sunday Times (2013)When so many are involved, rarities become numerous. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Factors that affect pricing and investment potential include wow factor, condition and rarity. Times, Sunday Times (2014)I was overwhelmed by its beauty and rarity. Times, Sunday Times (2010)With a growing demand for luxury products to reflect pedigree and personality, authentic rarity has become a design trend. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Foreign tourists are still a relative rarity in Wisconsin and the locals go out of their way to make you feel welcome. Times, Sunday Times (2006)A rarities album can also be useful at a point when a band isn't being prolific enough. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Prices depend on the photographer, the subject, the condition and rarity. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Where ten years ago the machines were a relative rarity in Japan, they have now become commonplace. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Other factors affecting value include size, rarity, how striking a piece is and the story it tells. Times, Sunday Times (2015)
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Translations for 'rarity'
British English: rarity NOUN
If someone or something is a rarity, they are interesting or valuable because they are so unusual.
Motorized wheelchairs are a rarity here.
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