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noun peculiarity pronunciation in British English /pɪˌkjuːliˈærəti/ 
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  1. 1
    [countable] a quality or feature that belongs to a particular person, thing, or situation

    You have to live in the city and understand its peculiarities.

    Synonyms and related words for this sense of peculiarity
  2. 2
    [countable] something strange in the way that a person or animal behaves, or in their appearance

    Have you noticed any peculiarities in his behaviour recently?


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