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adjective unusual pronunciation in British English /ʌnˈjuːʒʊəl/
  1. 1
    not normal, common, or ordinary

    Local residents should contact the police if they notice anything unusual.

    You’re in a very unusual situation.

    it is unusual to do something:

    It’s unusual to find so many different plants in one garden.

    it is unusual for someone to do something:

    It’s most unusual for Sue to get so angry.

    nothing unusual:

    There’s nothing unusual about this man’s appearance.

  2. 2
    different from other people or things in a way that is interesting, attractive, or impressive

    Ewing is a player of unusual talent.


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