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adj. Beyond or out of the common order or method; not usual, customary, regular, or ordinary; as, extraordinary evils; extraordinary remedies. Exceeding the common degree, measure. or condition; hence, remarkable; uncommon; rare; wonderful; as, extraordinary talents or grandeur. Employed or sent upon an unusual or special service; as, an ambassador extraordinary.


 - n. Extraordinaries. That which is extraordinary; - used especially in the plural; as, extraordinaries excepted, there is nothing to prevent success.

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