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adjective     surprising pronunciation in British English
  1. unusual, or unexpected

    Going shopping with a baby requires a surprising amount of physical effort.

    The results of the survey lead to some surprising conclusions.

    It’s hardly surprising (=not at all surprising) that she’s angry, considering what you said.

    it is surprising how/what/where etc:

    It’s surprising what you can achieve with so little money.


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the act or practice of telling the future using random items such as playing cards

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