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peculiar

US [pɪˈkjuljər]
UK [pɪˈkjuːliə(r)]
  • adj.古怪的;奇异的;离奇的;独特的
  • Web奇怪的;特有的;特殊的
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adj.
1.
怪异的;奇怪的;不寻常的strange or unusual, especially in a way that is unpleasant or worrying
a peculiar smell/taste
奇怪的气味╱味道
There was something peculiar in the way he smiled.
他笑起来有点怪。
I had a peculiar feeling we'd met before.
我有一种奇怪的感觉,觉得我们以前见过面。
For some peculiar reason , she refused to come inside.
出于某种奇怪的原因,她拒绝到里面来。
2.
~ (to sb/sth)
(某人、某地、某种情况等)特有的,特殊的belonging or relating to one particular place, situation, person, etc., and not to others
a humour that is peculiar to American sitcoms
美国情景喜剧特有的幽默
a species of bird peculiar to Asia
亚洲独有的鸟类
He has his own peculiar style which you'll soon get used to.
他有自己独特的风格,你会很快习惯的。
the peculiar properties of mercury
水银的特殊性质
3.
(informal)
不适;不舒服slightly ill/sick

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