rarely/seldom ever

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Definition of rarely/seldom ever

: almost never : rarely We seldom ever dine out these days. She rarely ever drinks wine.

Note: Some people regard rarely ever and seldom ever as incorrect, but these phrases are common in speech and in informal writing.

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“Rarely/seldom ever.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rarely%2Fseldom%20ever. Accessed 24 Oct. 2021.

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