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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 un·com·mon /ˌʌnˈkɑmən/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Un·com·mon a. Not common; unusual; infrequent; rare; hence, remarkable; strange; as, an uncommon season; an uncommon degree of cold or heat; uncommon courage.
 Syn: -- Rare; scarce; infrequent; unwonted.
 -- Un*com*mon*ly, adv. -- Un*com*mon*ness, n.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: not common or ordinarily encountered; unusually great in
             amount or remarkable in character or kind; "uncommon
             birds"; "frost and floods are uncommon during these
             months"; "doing an uncommon amount of business"; "an
             uncommon liking for money"; "he owed his greatest debt
             to his mother's uncommon character and ability" [ant:
      2: marked by an uncommon quality; especially superlative or
         extreme of its kind; "what is so rare as a day in
         June"-J.R.Lowell; "a rare skill"; "an uncommon sense of
         humor"; "she was kind to an uncommon degree" [syn: rare]