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rare

US [rer]
UK [reə(r)]
  • adv.
  • adj.稀少的;稀罕的;珍贵的;半熟的
  • Web稀有的;罕见的;三分熟
Comparative Degree:rarer  Superlative:rarest  
Rare
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adj.
1.
稀少的;稀罕的not done, seen, happening, etc. very often
a rare disease/occurrence/sight
罕见的疾病╱事件;难得一见的事物
It's extremely rare for it to be this hot in April.
四月份就这样炎热是极其罕见的。
It is rare to find such loyalty these days.
这样忠心耿耿,在今天非常少见。
On the rare occasions when they met he hardly even dared speak to her.
彼此难得相见,见了他几乎都不敢跟她说话。
It was a rare(= very great) honour to be made a fellow of the college.
成为这所学院的研究员是极大的荣誉。
2.
稀罕的;珍贵的existing only in small numbers and therefore valuable or interesting
a rare book/coin/stamp
珍贵的书╱硬币╱邮票
a rare breed/plant
珍奇物种╱植物
This species is extremely rare.
这一物种极为罕见。
3.
半熟的;半生的cooked for only a short time so that the inside is still red

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