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Definition of Rare

Rare

  1. Early.
  2. Nearly raw; partially cooked; not thoroughly cooked; underdone; as, rare beef or mutton.
  3. Not frequent; seldom met with or occurring; unusual; as, a rare event.
  4. Of an uncommon nature; unusually excellent; valuable to a degree seldom found.
  5. Thinly scattered; dispersed.
  6. Characterized by wide separation of parts; of loose texture; not thick or dense; thin; as, a rare atmosphere at high elevations.

Rare Quotations

Rare as is true love, true friendship is rarer.
Jean de La Fontaine

In individuals, insanity is rare; but in groups, parties, nations and epochs, it is the rule.
Friedrich Nietzsche

Rare is the union of beauty and purity. - Juvenal
Rare is the union of beauty and purity.
Juvenal

In England, it's a rare thing to see a player smoking but, all in all, I prefer that to an alcoholic. The relationship with alcohol is a real problem in English football and, in the short term, it's much more harmful to a sportsman. It weakens the body, which becomes more susceptible to injury.
Alex Ferguson

The free soul is rare, but you know it when you see it - basically because you feel good, very good, when you are near or with them.
Charles Bukowski
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Rare Translations

rare in Afrikaans is skaars
rare in Dutch is zeldzaam, ongemeen, schaars
rare in German is selten, rar
rare in Latin is rarus
rare in Portuguese is raro
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