Translation of peculiarity in Spanish:

peculiarity

Pronunciation: /pɪˌkjuːlˈjærəti; pɪˌkjuːliˈærəti/

n (plural -ties)

  • 1.1 countable/numerable (sth unusual) rasgo (m) singular; (oddity) rareza (f) he has his peculiarities tiene sus rarezas 1.2 uncountable/no numerable (strangeness) lo raro or extraño
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    • 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?
    1.3 countable/numerable (particular, exclusive quality) peculiaridad (f), singularidad (f)
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    • 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.
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    • 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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