Definition of 'unusual'
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His dishes are precise, imaginative inventions using unusual combinations and ingredients. Times, Sunday Times (2016)A spokesman for the firm said:'We were concerned to hear of this unusual case. The Sun (2016)I hoped to discover which were best suited to my Gloucestershire patch, and to come up with new and unusual planting combinations. Times, Sunday Times (2016)What is normal to us is different and unusual to somebody else. The Sun (2013)Yet my parents were unusual in their own ways. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Strong growth and low inflation are an unusual combination. Times, Sunday Times (2014)You have teams of highly paid people with unusual skills providing a service. Times, Sunday Times (2011)My father was unusual for his generation. Times, Sunday Times (2009)It is the only explanation for the cruel and unusual punishment now visited on me. The Sun (2006)Can you hear unusual melody lines with unusual intervals? The Secrets of Musical Confidence (1994)This was a delightful show of many unusual and unexpected parts. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Unusual hinge design made of plastic which is unlikely to last very long. The Sun (2016)When you make the big appointment you are looking for an unusual man. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Conservation projects are varied and often unusual. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Was there any unusual or different exposure? Eczema Relief - the comprehensive self-help plan (1990)His parents were an unusual couple for their time. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Picking popular or unusual combinations can add months to the delivery time. Times, Sunday Times (2014)This can prepare people for unusual challenges. Times, Sunday Times (2012)It is a cruel and unusual punishment. Times, Sunday Times (2015)But it was unusual to hear the script delivered in a northern accent for once. The Sun (2011)The product is unusual in many ways. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The world has been mourning a courageous and unusual man. Times, Sunday Times (2013)They recognise we are doing something very different and very unusual. The Sun (2010)The spa emphasises holistic beauty care, unusual in a country keen on cosmetic surgery. Times, Sunday Times (2007)This is genuine love and you'll design a most unusual house together. The Sun (2014)The country 's unusual stability and its dramatic economic recovery have been the keys to his political survival. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The fabrics tend to be unusual, often very beautiful and the fit is always that bit different. Times, Sunday Times (2010)
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Translations for 'unusual'
British English: unusual /ʌnˈjuːʒʊəl/ ADJECTIVE
If something is unusual, it does not happen very often or you do not see it or hear it very often.
It's very unusual for him to make a mistake.
- American English: unusual
- Arabic: غَيْرُ عَادِيّ
- Brazilian Portuguese: incomum
- Chinese: 不寻常的
- Croatian: neobičan
- Czech: neobvyklý
- Danish: usædvanlig
- Dutch: ongewoon
- European Spanish: inusual
- Finnish: epätavallinen
- French: inhabituel
- German: ungewöhnlich
- Greek: ασυνήθιστος
- Italian: insolito
- Japanese: 普通でない
- Korean: 유별난
- Norwegian: uvanlig
- Polish: niezwykły
- European Portuguese: incomum
- Romanian: neobișnuit
- Russian: необычный
- Spanish: inusual
- Swedish: ovanlig
- Thai: ผิดปรกติ
- Turkish: alışılmadık
- Ukrainian: незвичайний
- Vietnamese: khác thường
Definition of unusual from the Collins English Dictionary
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