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  Definition of rare
  1. not widely distributed; "rare herbs"; "rare patches of gree in the desert"
  2. not widely known; especially valued for its uncommonness; "a rare word"; "rare books"
  3. (of meat) cooked a short time; still red inside; "rare roast beef"
  4. recurring only at long intervals; "a rare appearance"; "total eclipses are rare events"
  5. marked by an uncommon quality; especially superlative or extreme of its kind; "what is so rare as a day in June"-J.R.Lowell; "a rare skill"; "an uncommon sense of humor"; "she was kind to an uncommon degree"
  6. having low density; "rare gasses"; "lightheaded from the rarefied mountain air"
Similar Words: uncommon, rarefied, rarified

 

Anagrams: area, rear, Aare

 

Language Translations:
Chinese: 稀少   Croatian: rijedak  
Dutch: zeldzaam   Finnish: harvinainen  
French: rare   German: selten  
Greek: σπάνιος   Hungarian: ritka  
Italian: raro   Japanese: 珍しい  
Korean: 드문   Portuguese: raro  
Russian: редкий   Slovak: riedky  
Slovene: redek   Spanish: escaso  
Swedish: sällsynt   Telugu: అరుదు  
 
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