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adjective     extraordinary pronunciation in American English
  1. 1
    very unusual and surprising

    It’s an extraordinary story.

    most/quite extraordinary:

    The whole idea is most extraordinary.

    it is extraordinary that:

    It’s extraordinary that no one disagreed with him.

    1. a.
      much better or worse than is usual

      His courage and determination were extraordinary.

      The picture does not capture her extraordinary beauty.

      shocked by his extraordinary behavior

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  2. 2
    [only before noun] formal done in addition to the normal activities or costs of an organization

    an extraordinary meeting/congress/session

    In such circumstances the school had to take extraordinary measures.



to manipulate someone psychologically so that they begin to question their own perceptions and memories

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the phenomenon by which an incompetent person is too incompetent to understand his own incompetence

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