There are 2 main translations of rare in Spanish

: rare1rare2

rare1

raro, adj.

Pronunciation /rɛr//rɛː/

adjective

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    • 1.1(uncommon)

      raro
      poco común
      the bird is a rare sight in this country el ave rara vez se ve en este país
      • with a few rare exceptions salvo raras excepciones
      • it is rare for this to happen during the summer es raro que esto suceda durante el verano
      • one of her rare television appearances una de sus poco frecuentes actuaciones en televisión
      • Nine months later, the nation witnesses the rare situation of having no ruling party.
      • She was diagnosed with a rare condition that inflamed her liver at just six weeks old.
      • They donated Vicki's heart for research so that experts can learn more about the rare condition.
      • Either way, they are a rare event round here lately, so that makes them a big deal.
      • Ben's condition is so rare that only 33 people in the world have ever been diagnosed with it.
      • Olivia suffers from two rare conditions which severely restrict almost everything she does.
      • The condition is rare and is caused by the inheritance of an abnormal gene from an affected parent.
      • The best that most of us can do is to live with it, enjoy it and be thankful it is such a rare event.
      • The condition is so rare it only affects a handful of women in the world each year.
      • This very rare condition stops the nerve fibres from sending a signal to the brain.
      • I think part of it was that staying up to midnight was a rare event, an exciting exception to our daily life.
      • Soon they would know far more than they ever wanted to about a rare condition called tuberous sclerosis.
      • But the event also offers a rare chance to put some of the town's most caring people into the spotlight.
      • I think you can get depression off the drug, although I still think it is a very rare event.
      • It is a very rare condition in Samantha's age group and she is one of only a few teenagers in the country to have it.
      • It also gives them a rare opportunity to meet recent graduates in a relaxed environment.
      • These events are so rare that it's hard to find direct evidence of them on earth.
      • Live Aid was a stadium concert held at a time when giant outdoor events were rare.
      • The rescue of Bulgarian Jews represents a rare event in the history of the civilised world.
      • In this day and age, it's a rare event due to the stormwater engineering in our cities.

    • 1.2literary (unusually good)

      (talent/beauty) excepcional
      (beauty/talent) singular
      • To be able to take a stand like he did is rare and precious thing in politics.
      • Artistically, it is a rare and precious gem that demands careful examination.
      • For the rare or unusual gift, a trip round the antique or second-hand shops and a little imagination is all you need.
      • For the most part, though, the game is still in a position of rare strength.

    • 1.3British informal (fine, uncommon)

      we had a rare (old) time at the party lo pasamos bomba en la fiesta informal

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    (rarefied)
    (atmosphere) enrarecido

There are 2 main translations of rare in Spanish

: rare1rare2

rare2

vuelta y vuelta, adj.

Pronunciation /rɛr//rɛː/

adjective

Cooking

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    (steak) vuelta y vuelta
    (steak) poco hecho Spain
    (steak) a la inglesa Mexico
    • This was sent back to the kitchen as the rare steak was overcooked and the sauce was burnt.
    • The spicy beef was rare and served with green mango and coriander, but lacked any real zing.
    • The steak could have been more tender if we had asked for it to be medium rare, which would have been better.
    • My comrade saw the perverse and absurd side of life and was happy to laugh along with it over a nice rare steak and a beer.
    • It is the sort of place I might take my grandfather for a rare steak and a bottle of Chateau Neuf de Pape.
    • The meat was tasty and cooked perfectly to my medium rare specification.
    • Why does everything else pale in comparison to the rich, glistening red of a rare filet mignon?
    • Top with slices of rare roast beef, then lettuce leaves, then tomato slices.
    • A rare steak is returned by a customer who wants it better done.
    • To them, it tastes as good as medium rare steak.
    • We'll be cooking a steak rare on our barbeque and washing it down with some Chablis..
    • For this salad, the sirloin needs to be medium rare to rare, so it is sufficient just to sear the meat on both sides.
    • In another fragment he recommends hare, cooked rare, for a similar occasion.
    • Why should I be obliged to trade my rare steak for some fool's chicken Kiev?
    • The meat was cooked medium rare as ordered, and was tasty and delicious.
    • Patty was so mad because she had ordered a well done steak only to get one that was very red and rare.