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of, from, or characteristic of another place or part of the world

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being or from or characteristic of another place or part of the world

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strikingly strange or unusual

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While most buyers in this market aren't considering the purchase of an exotic car as an investment, depreciation is a consideration, especially in this market where it can be particularly brutal (see sidebar "Exotics as Investments").
The other exotic loans are only variations on the interest only theme bubble believers allege; they stimulate demand by temporarily improving affordability and play into the short-sightedness of buyers who in reality don't have the income to make such home purchases.
FLIGHT OF FANCY: Exotic birds such as parrots should not be caged
Queeley describes exotics as eccentric--and offers advice on how to handle and display such flora:
In Africa and the Caribbean ships took on monkeys and exotic birds both as official (although often unrecorded) cargo and as the purchases of individual sailors hoping to resell them profitably in France.
In a survey of 300 pet shops across the UK, mystery shoppers found 60 per cent of pet shops offered no care advice to exotic pet owners.
exotic plant issue, to see the importance of native plants in the environmental scheme.
He found no significant link between disappearances of goblin ferns and the presence of a small exotic earthworm, Dendrobaena octaedra.
Despite many DOTs' increasing favor for native vegetation, exotic grasses are often planted on exposed dirt along roadways because they grow faster.
Davies signed the iguana over to RSPCA care and Inspector Davidson took it to be examined by an expert vet, who confirmed that the exotic animal was considerably underweight.
The scientists found that exotic species were concentrated near urban edges in both the vegetation and the seed bank.
This last attribute differentiates the swamp eel from the burgeoning suite of exotic fish species already found in the canals.
So what we get at the Guggenheim is "Clemente the Neo-Expressionist"-rainy-day angst in exotic climes--which is not, in principle, such a bad thing.
An exotic species is a plant or animal that has been released into an ecosystem in which it did not evolve.
The international wildlife trade has taken a heavy toll on many forms of wildlife and, in particular, exotic birds.