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extraordinary British & World English

Very unusual or remarkable

extraordinary English Thesaurus

an extraordinary coincidence

extraordinary ray British & World English

(In double refraction) the light ray that does not obey the ordinary laws of refraction

ambassador extraordinary British & World English

A diplomat sent by one state or monarch on a diplomatic mission to another

extraordinary general meeting British & World English

A meeting of the members or shareholders of a club, company, or other organization, held at short notice, especially in order to consider a particular matter

envoy extraordinary in envoy British & World English

A minister plenipotentiary, ranking below ambassador and above chargé d’affaires

extraordinary rendition in rendition British & World English

(Especially in the US) the practice of sending a foreign criminal or terrorist suspect covertly to be interrogated in a country with less rigorous regulations for the humane treatment of prisoners