Definitions for unprecedentedʌnˈprɛs ɪˌdɛn tɪd

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

un•prec•e•dent•edʌnˈprɛs ɪˌdɛn tɪd(adj.)

  1. never before known or experienced; unparalleled.

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. unprecedented(adj)

    having no precedent; novel

    "an unprecedented expansion in population and industry"

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. unprecedented(adjective)ʌnˈprɛs ɪˌdɛn tɪd

    never having happened or been seen before

    An unprecedented number of people went to vote.


  1. unprecedented(Adjective)

    Never before seen or done, without precedent.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Unprecedented(adj)

    having no precedent or example; not preceded by a like case; not having the authority of prior example; novel; new; unexampled

Translations for unprecedented

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never known to have happened before

Such an action by a prime minister is unprecedented.

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