rareza


rareza
f.
1 rarity.
2 infrequency.
3 idiosyncrasy, eccentricity (extravagancia).
4 oddity, quirk, singularity, peculiarity.
5 rare thing.
6 uncommonness, infrequency.
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rareza
nombre femenino
1 (poco común) rarity, rareness
2 (escasez) scarcity
3 (peculiaridad) oddity
4 (extravagancia) eccentricity
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SF
1) (=calidad) rarity
2) (=objeto) rarity
3) (=rasgo singular) oddity, peculiarity

tiene sus rarezas — he has his peculiarities, he has his little ways

tiene alguna rareza — there's something odd about him

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femenino
a) (peculiaridad) peculiarity

todos tenemos nuestras rarezas — we all have our little quirks o idiosyncrasies

b) (cosa poco común) rarity
c) (cualidad) rareness
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= oddity, rarity, strangeness, quirk, weirdness, uncanniness, eeriness, exoticism, rareness, geekiness, eccentricity.
Ex. A brief description of the catalogue and some of its oddities and idiosyncrasies is given.
Ex. This article provides a description of rare books and some criteria for their identification: rarity, monetary value, age, limited editions and association.
Ex. There is no doubt that the 'strangeness' of some of the headings compared with natural language has militated against their widespread acceptance.
Ex. Biographers will find many, hitherto undiscovered, traits of character or quirks of career of the famous or notorious emerging out of apparently insignificant or unremarked ephemera.
Ex. As examples of this weirdness he points to such instances as the bombings in Nevada and the militias in Arizona.
Ex. The author shares with her readers her awareness of the dilemmas raised by the uncanniness of her subjects.
Ex. The eeriness of the novel is increased by the everyday look of its characters.
Ex. The article is entitled 'Diplomatics for photographic images: academic exoticism?'.
Ex. Their supposed rareness seems to be due to a bias of sampling.
Ex. We will evaluate proposals on criteria of usefulness, newness, geekiness, and diversity of topics.
Ex. In spite of his growing eccentricity, fruitful ideas continued to spring from his imagination.
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femenino
a) (peculiaridad) peculiarity

todos tenemos nuestras rarezas — we all have our little quirks o idiosyncrasies

b) (cosa poco común) rarity
c) (cualidad) rareness
* * *
= oddity, rarity, strangeness, quirk, weirdness, uncanniness, eeriness, exoticism, rareness, geekiness, eccentricity.

Ex: A brief description of the catalogue and some of its oddities and idiosyncrasies is given.

Ex: This article provides a description of rare books and some criteria for their identification: rarity, monetary value, age, limited editions and association.
Ex: There is no doubt that the 'strangeness' of some of the headings compared with natural language has militated against their widespread acceptance.
Ex: Biographers will find many, hitherto undiscovered, traits of character or quirks of career of the famous or notorious emerging out of apparently insignificant or unremarked ephemera.
Ex: As examples of this weirdness he points to such instances as the bombings in Nevada and the militias in Arizona.
Ex: The author shares with her readers her awareness of the dilemmas raised by the uncanniness of her subjects.
Ex: The eeriness of the novel is increased by the everyday look of its characters.
Ex: The article is entitled 'Diplomatics for photographic images: academic exoticism?'.
Ex: Their supposed rareness seems to be due to a bias of sampling.
Ex: We will evaluate proposals on criteria of usefulness, newness, geekiness, and diversity of topics.
Ex: In spite of his growing eccentricity, fruitful ideas continued to spring from his imagination.

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rareza
feminine
1 (peculiaridad) peculiarity
todos tenemos nuestras rarezas we all have our peculiarities o our little quirks
2 (cosa poco común) rarity
el libro es considerado una rareza the book is considered a rarity
3 (cualidad) rareness, rarity
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rareza sustantivo femenino
a) (de persona) peculiarity, quirk

b) (cosa poco común) rarity

c) (cualidad) rareness

rareza sustantivo femenino
1 (objeto) rarity
2 (cualidad) rareness
3 (manía) peculiarity: no soporto sus rarezas, I can't stand his irritating mannerisms
'rareza' also found in these entries:
Spanish:
singularidad
English:
oddity
- peculiarity
- quaintness
- quirk
- rarity
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rareza nf
1. [cualidad de raro] rareness, rarity
2. [objeto raro] rarity
3. [infrecuencia] infrequency
4. [extravagancia] idiosyncrasy, eccentricity
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rareza
f rarity
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rareza nf
1) : rarity
2) : peculiarity, oddity

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