Very unusual or remarkable.
Example: The eclipse of the sun was an extraordinary event.
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- beyond what is ordinary or usual 2. [adj] - far more than usual or expectedFound on http://www.webdictionary.co.uk/definition.php?query=extraordinary
[ Latin extraordinarius
on the outside + ordinarius
: confer French extraordinaire
. See Ordinary
Beyond or out of the common order or method; not usual, customary, regular, or ordinary; as, extraordinary
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1. Beyond or out of the common order or method; not usual, customary, regular, or ordinary; as, extraordinary evils; extraordinary remedies. 'Which dispose To something extraordinary my thoughts.' (Milton) ... 2. Exceeding the common degree, measure. Or condition; hence, remarkable; uncommon; rare; wonderful; as, extraordinary talents or grandeur.Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20973
far more than usual or expected; `an extraordinary desire for approval`; `it was an over-the-top experience`Found on http://wordnetweb.princeton.edu/perl/webwn?s=extraordinary
• (a.) Employed or sent upon an unusual or special service; as, an ambassador extraordinary. • (a.) Exceeding the common degree, measure. or condition; hence, remarkable; uncommon; rare; wonderful; as, extraordinary talents or grandeur. • (n.) That which is extraordinary; -- used especially in the plural; as, extraordinaries excepted...Found on http://thinkexist.com/dictionary/meaning/extraordinary/
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