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noun paradox pronunciation in British English /ˈpærədɒks/
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  1. 1
    [countable] a person, thing, or situation that is strange because they have features or qualities that do not normally exist together
    We get this apparent paradox of people migrating to an area that has very high unemployment.


a fashion trend in which people intentionally wear ordinary, inexpensive, widely-available clothing

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a flower or small bunch of flowers worn on the lapel of a jacket on special occasions

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