rarely/seldom if ever

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Definition of rarely/seldom if ever

used as a more forceful way to say "rarely" or "seldom" I have seldom if ever been so embarrassed.

Note: Rarely if ever and seldom if ever can be written both with or without commas

Such radical opinions have rarely, if ever, been heard here before. She rarely if ever sings anymore.

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“Rarely/seldom if ever.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rarely%2Fseldom%20if%20ever. Accessed 12 May. 2021.

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