rarely美 ['rerli] 英 ['reə(r)li]
not very often
She is rarely seen in public nowadays.
We rarely agree on what to do.
a rarely-performed play
Rarely has a debate attracted so much media attention.
almost never or not very often
When her husband was elected, she agreed to live there. But she rarely saw anyone. One of her close friends took her place at public events.
He lavished money and effort on education and health, rarely pausing long enough to see if the last lot had worked.
But she has rarely referred to the political drama sparked by his relationship with White House intern Monica Lewinsky.
Some only look at the surface presentation of the site and rarely delve deep within a site's depths to see all the pages and posts.
The fact that "British" troops were rarely mentioned in any reports of the fighting gave color to the enemy's taunts.
Assuming that others see what you see, feel what you feel, and think what you think, since that's rarely the case.
The ball was rarely passed to me, but I learned a bunch of new techniques and I learned to love basketball much more.
Dr. Smith, a native of Maine who has traveled outside New England only rarely, conceded he did not know much about China.
Excepting pocket money, cash of any kind is now rarely used; money as a tangible commodity has largely been replaced by credit.
And after 1872 she rarely left her house and yard. In the last years of her life she returned to a smaller circle of family and friends.