Translation of extraordinary in Spanish:


Pronunciation: /ɪkˈstrɔːrdneri; ɪkˈstrɔːdnri/


  • 1 1.1 (exceptional) [beauty/amount/person] extraordinario; [stupidity/difficulty] extraordinario, asombroso there's nothing very extraordinary in that no tiene nada de extraordinario
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    • He's an extraordinary father and a remarkable husband, a terrific human being.
    • This extraordinary woman lived a remarkable life.
    • Taken alone, this is not an extraordinary remark.
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    • The second is the gender division of work, she says, looking at the larger issue of why first generation schoolgoers in particular require an extraordinary amount of care and attention.
    • Britain produces an extraordinary amount of commentary, in print, on television and on radio; so much that the production of opinion can seem to be our dominant industry, the thing we are best at and most take to.
    • Platoon leaders and platoon sergeants spend an extraordinary amount of time not on deciding who deserves medals but working on the grammar and presentation of the citation.
    1.2 (very odd) [sight/appearance] insólito; (incredible) increíble, insólito it's extraordinary that the mistake wasn't spotted es extraordinario or increíble que no se detectara el error I find it extraordinary that no-one bothered to inform me me parece increíble or insólito que nadie se haya molestado en avisarme how extraordinary! ¡qué increíble!
  • 2 2.1 [formal] [Admin] [Politics/Política] [powers/meeting] extraordinario 2.2 (in titles of persons) (after noun/detrás del nombre) extraordinario
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    • It states that the Ambassador Extraordinary was "considerably astonished" to be called upon to pay 600 francs for the hire of carriages.
    • This Ambassador extraordinary was issued a red (diplomatic) passport as well.
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    • Immediately after the public meeting, Durrington parish council convened an extraordinary meeting and voted to oppose the English Heritage application.
    • A move to dissolve the society and distribute assets was defeated at an extraordinary meeting convened by Mr Kelly in July that year.
    • The prince also said he will convene an extraordinary session if it is necessary to finalize the bill.

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