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uncommonly

[uhn-kom-uh n-lee] /ʌnˈkɒm ən li/
adverb
1.
in an uncommon or unusual manner or degree.
2.
exceptionally; outstandingly.
3.
rarely; infrequently.
Origin
1740-1750
1740-50; uncommon + -ly
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British Dictionary definitions for uncommonly

uncommonly

/ʌnˈkɒmənlɪ/
adverb
1.
in an uncommon or unusual manner or degree; rarely
2.
(intensifier): you're uncommonly friendly
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