strange

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈstreɪndʒ/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/streɪndʒ/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(strānj)


Inflections of 'strange' (adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."):
stranger
adj comparative
strangest
adj superlative
WordReference Collins English Usage © 2020
strange - unusual
‘strange’
You use strange to say that something is unfamiliar or unexpected in a way that makes you puzzled, uneasy, or afraid.
The strange thing was that she didn't remember anything about the evening.
It was strange to hear her voice again.
‘unusual’
If you just want to say that something is not common, you use unusual, not ‘strange’.
He had an unusual name.
It is unusual for such a small hotel to have a restaurant.
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