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extraordinary

  
1       adj   If you describe something or someone as extraordinary, you mean that they have some extremely good or special quality.  
usu ADJ n     (approval)    (=exceptional, remarkable, amazing)  
We've made extraordinary progress as a society in that regard..., The task requires extraordinary patience and endurance..., Rozhdestvensky is an extraordinary musician.     
   extraordinarily             adv   ADV adj   (=exceptionally)  
She's extraordinarily disciplined.     
2       adj   If you describe something as extraordinary, you mean that it is very unusual or surprising.,   (emphasis)    (=remarkable, amazing)  
What an extraordinary thing to happen!..., His decision to hold talks is extraordinary because it could mean the real end of the war.     
   extraordinarily             adv   ADV adj/adv, ADV with cl   (=remarkably)  
Apart from the hair, he looked extraordinarily unchanged..., Extraordinarily, the favourites for the title lie at the bottom of the table.     
3       adj   An extraordinary meeting is arranged specially to deal with a particular situation or problem, rather than happening regularly.  
FORMAL   ADJ n  
...at an extraordinary meeting of the sport's ruling body...     
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adj.
large enough to have an effect or be important
[US] The series has aroused considerable interest.
n.
very large collection of digital data, whose analysis allows to predict patterns and behaviours through inductive reasoning
[Tech.] big data can be applied to behavioural retargeting in marketing, but also to predict epidemies through Google searches or analysing DNA
n.
a large pocket of very cold air, typically the coldest air in the Northern Hemisphere, which sits over the polar region.
vi.
When a large group of competing corporations hope to use the government to protect or enhance their interests.
Economic Term.
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