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Definition of Extraordinary


  1. Beyond or out of the common order or method; not usual, customary, regular, or ordinary; as, extraordinary evils; extraordinary remedies.
  2. Exceeding the common degree, measure. or condition; hence, remarkable; uncommon; rare; wonderful; as, extraordinary talents or grandeur.
  3. Employed or sent upon an unusual or special service; as, an ambassador extraordinary.
  4. That which is extraordinary; -- used especially in the plural; as, extraordinaries excepted, there is nothing to prevent success.
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Extraordinary Translations

extraordinary in Dutch is buitengewoon, bijzonder
extraordinary in French is extraordinaire
extraordinary in Italian is insolito, eccezionale
extraordinary in Latin is mirus, precipuus, eximius
extraordinary in Norwegian is usedvanlig, merkelig
extraordinary in Spanish is extraordinario, insolito
extraordinary in Swedish is utomordentligt, ovanlig