a beyond what is ordinary or usual; highly unusual or exceptional or remarkable
extraordinary authority an extraordinary achievement her extraordinary beauty enjoyed extraordinary popularity an extraordinary capacity for work an extraordinary session of the legislature
s far more than usual or expected
an extraordinary desire for approval
s (of an official) serving an unusual or special function in addition to those of the regular officials
an ambassador extraordinary
Uptown fireworks show named 'extraordinary event' Police have just been given more power on the Fourth of July in Uptown Charlotte. The city manager just named the fireworks show an extraordinary event. He says the extra security is needed for crowds of up to 100,000 people for the show. Last year, seven people were arrested during Fourth of July celebrations in Charlotte. The city first created the "extraordinary event" declaration last year ...
June 28, 2013 - WSOC-TV Charlotte
'Extraordinary Adventures of Adele Blanc-Sec' coming to Blu-ray June 26, 2013 | 4:20 p.m. Luc Besson’s 2010 film adaptation of “The Extraordinary Adventures of Adèle Blanc-Sec” is finally crossing the pond. The French film, based on the popular comic by Eisner Award winner Jacques Tardi, will be released Aug. 13 on Blu-ray and DVD.
June 27, 2013 - Los Angeles Times
Barack Obama in FOXNews Obama said "My job is to communicate from the American people that the Muslim world is filled with extraordinary people who simply want to live their lives."
Claire Danes in Washington Post I hadn't done anything in television since `My So-Called Life,'Danes said. "Both projects are so extraordinary and since I was last nominated - since I was a kid - television has become incredibly sophisticated and a wonderfully fertile...
Ben Bernanke in Reuters Despite the efforts of the Federal Reserve, the Treasury, and other agencies, global financial markets remain under extraordinary stress,Bernanke said in remarks prepared for delivery to the Senate Banking Committee that were obtained by Reuters.