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exceptional

Pronunciation: /ɪkˈsepʃnəl/

Translation of exceptional in Spanish:

adjective/adjetivo

  • 1.1 [case/circumstances] excepcional, extraordinario 1.2 [hardship/depravity] extremo; [skill/talent] excepcional
    Example sentences
    • It can only be displaced by unusual or exceptional circumstances.
    • While superficially complex, this was not an exceptional case.
    • There are rare and exceptional circumstances in existence in this case.
    Example sentences
    • Some autistic children show, at an unusually early age, exceptional abilities in music, graphic art or arithmetic.
    • The Savage bolt action has always provided outstanding accuracy and exceptional value for the money.
    • She also had the exceptional ability to recall vividly small incidents in her life, and recount them without any exaggeration.
    1.3 [performance/achievement] excepcional

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