rare

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Positive
rare

Comparative
rarer

Superlative
rarest

  1. If something is rare, you seldom see it or there are only a few.
    It's rare to have snow in June.
    The vory-billed woodpecker is a very rare bird, and has only been seen by a few people.
  2. (cooking) If a meat is cooked rare, it is cooked very lightly so that the meat is still red when it is done.

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