Definition of 'uncommon'
Example sentences containing 'uncommon'
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It's not uncommon to see equity release on properties worth more than a million. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It's not uncommon for people to faint. Times, Sunday Times (2017)But does being in the right place during a boom economy represent an uncommon ability? Times, Sunday Times (2008)Doctors thought it may be epilepsy as it is not uncommon for people with brain injury. The Sun (2015)Not an especially uncommon experience for anyone who owns an old car. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Two of the commitments reflect strong personal interests that were by no means uncommon in his day. The Times Literary Supplement (2011)It appears that losing hundreds and thousands of pounds this way is not an uncommon experience. Times, Sunday Times (2009)This is not an uncommon experience. Times, Sunday Times (2011)He had the uncommon ability to absorb avant-garde styles into his own. Times, Sunday Times (2011)It is not uncommon for young people to spend more than 30,000 on their wedding day. Times, Sunday Times (2013)It's pretty uncommon for people in a happy marriage to have an affair. Christianity Today (2000)Of course, such experiences are not uncommon. Times, Sunday Times (2007)He relied on instincts that are no longer as deadly as they were yet still distinguish him as a stand-off of uncommon ability. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Because it turns out we are so cavalier about oral hygiene that it's not uncommon to find all manner of nasties on a toothbrush. Times, Sunday Times (2006)He added: 'It is very uncommon and it seems to be affecting the whole country. The Sun (2012)Had Aislinn's uncommon beauty spoiled his desire for other women? THE WOLF AND THE DOVEIn a country with about 350,000 churches, such arson attacks are by no means uncommon. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Fine and settled weather in October is by no means uncommon in Scotland. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It's not uncommon to find bits of those but it's rare to find a whole one. Times, Sunday Times (2007)For what is a very common operation, it's taking me an uncommon amount of time to recover. Times, Sunday Times (2008)It was also not uncommon for people to steal rooms: simply to open a door and take over an uninhabited room in the flat next door. Times, Sunday Times (2009)This caused us an uncommon amount of stress and we had to try and arrange cover from abroad, and it basically ruined two days of our holiday. Times, Sunday Times (2008)He added: 'It was not uncommon to see males collapsing with exhaustion as the demands of the females got too much for them. Times, Sunday Times (2007)It is not often, when you actually set out to find an uncommon bird, that you find it as readily as that. Times, Sunday Times (2016)
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Translations for 'uncommon'
British English: uncommon ADJECTIVE
If you describe something as uncommon, you mean that it does not happen often or is not often seen.
This type of cancer in young women is uncommon.
Definition of uncommon from the Collins English Dictionary
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