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One entry found for strange.
Main Entry: strange
Pronunciation: primarystressstramacrnj
Function: adjective
Inflected Form(s): strang·er; strang·est
Etymology: Middle English strange "foreign," from early French estrange (same meaning), from Latin extraneus, literally, "external, coming from the outside," from extra "outside" --related to EXTRA-
1 : not native to or naturally belonging in a place
2 a : not known, heard, or seen before <strange surroundings> b : causing surprise or wonder because not usual : noticeably unusual <strange clothes>
3 : UNEASY 1 <feels strange on the first day of school>
- strange·ly adverb
- strange·ness noun

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