Definitions for unbeknownˌʌn bɪˈnoʊn; -ˈnoʊnst

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

un•be•knownˌʌn bɪˈnoʊn; -ˈnoʊnst(adj.)

also un•be•knownst

  1. unknown; without one's knowledge (usu. fol. by to).

Origin of unbeknown:

1630–40; un -1+beknown (late ME beknowe, ptp. of beknowen); see be -, known

Princeton's WordNet

  1. unbeknown(p), unbeknownst(p)(adverb)

    (usually used with `to') occurring or existing without the knowledge of

    "a crisis unbeknown to me"; "she had been ill for months, unbeknownst to the family"

  2. unbeknown, unbeknownst(adverb)

    without someone's knowledge

    "unbeknownst to me, she made all the arrangements"

Wiktionary

  1. unbeknown(Adjective)

    Not beknown

Webster Dictionary

  1. Unbeknown(adj)

    not known; unknown

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