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peculiarity
American English: /pəˌkjuliˈɛrədi/
British English: /pɪˌkjuːlɪˈarɪti/

Translation of peculiarity in Spanish:

noun plural peculiarities

  • 1 countable (something unusual)
    rasgo (masculine) singular
    he has his peculiarities
    tiene sus rarezas
    Example sentences
    • In the meantime he acquired strange peculiarities of habits.
    • Look carefully at the contorted face in front of you and pick a peculiarity, say an unusual muscle twitch, poor dentition, bad skin, etc.
    • Over the past year, I've learned that inside all subcultures there exists a fascinating world fraught with peculiarities, dangers and strange rituals.
  • 2 uncountable (strangeness)
    lo raro or extraño
    Example sentences
    • There was some peculiarity to the kick, though, as Hartson later intimated that his illustrious partner Henrik Larsson, Celtic's usual penalty taker, had been reluctant to become involved.
    • I just kind of conjured them up out of my subconscious and put them in order of ascending peculiarity.
    • Why does the Supreme Court persist in this peculiarity?
  • 3 countable (particular, exclusive quality)
    Example sentences
    • It's likely to be a peculiarity of my own character but I've found it a pretty symbiotic combination, with each side supporting the other.
    • Many of these terms have been created to distinguish locality, others as a direct comment on the character or peculiarities of the Welsh.
    • It's a peculiarity of my nature that I often like to take less than the perfect tool and see what I can do with it.
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