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EN[ɪksˈtɹɔː(ɹ)dɪˌnəɹɪ] [ɪksˈtɹɔː(ɹ)dɪnˌɹɪ] [ˌɛkstɹəˈɔː(ɹ)dɪˌnəɹɪ] [ˌɛkstɹəˈɔː(ɹ)dɪnˌɹɪ]
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  • Extraordinary may refer to:
  • The Extraordinary, an Australian television documentary series
  • ExtraOrdinary, a 2006 EP by Nizlopi
  • "Extraordinary" (Mandy Moore song), 2007
  • "Extraordinary" (Clean Bandit song), 2014
  • Extraordinary People (disambiguation), multiple uses
  • Extraordinary rendition by the United States, an extrajudicial procedure
  • Extraordinary resolution, a law term

    Definition of extraordinary in English Dictionary

  • AdjectiveCOMmore extraordinarySUPmost extraordinaryPREextra-SUF-ary
    1. Not ordinary; exceptional; unusual.
      1. Everybody knew I was an extraordinary person. When I was born my beard was three feet long.
    2. Remarkably good.
      1. an extraordinary poet ‎
  • More Examples
    1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
      • As the scientists who study male germ cells will readily attest, sperm are some of the most extraordinary cells of the body, a triumph of efficient packaging, sleek design and superspecialization.
      • Those who play and pay go to extraordinary lengths to be bamboshed.
      • An extraordinary English Regency cabinet-on-chest entirely covered in elaborate penwork, circa 1820, is at Kentshire of New York, with a $475,000 price tag.
    2. Used in the Beginning of Sentence
      • Extraordinary doctrines these for the age in which they were promulged. — Prescott.
  • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
    1. Adjectives
      • Morphemes
        • Prefixes
          • Words by prefix
            • Words prefixed with extra-
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      Source: Wiktionary

      Meaning of extraordinary for the defined word.

      Grammatically, this word "extraordinary" is an adjective. It's also a morpheme, more specifically, a prefixe.
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