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Definition of peculiarly adverb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



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  1. 1very; more than usually synonym especially, particularly These plants are peculiarly prone to disease. a peculiarly nasty accident
  2. 2in a way that relates to or is especially typical of one particular person, thing, place, etc. He seemed to believe that it was a peculiarly Western problem.
  3. 3in a strange or unusual way
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