having no precedent; novel
"an unprecedented expansion in population and industry"
Never before seen or done, without precedent.
having no precedent or example; not preceded by a like case; not having the authority of prior example; novel; new; unexampled
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
un-pres′ē-den-ted, adj. having no precedent: novel.—adv. Unprec′edentedly.
The numerical value of unprecedented in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of unprecedented in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
McCulloch's approach in presenting virtually every shred of existing evidence to the grand jury is unusual but not unprecedented.
Over the past few days we have seen unprecedented activity by the Russians in the Baltic Sea, both the Baltic fleet and Russian aircraft, we are concerned about that. NATO is trying to prepare some kind of reaction.
The president is mobilized, fully mobilized, mobilized to the extent that circumstances demand, the circumstances are unprecedented. The gauntlet thrown down to Russia is unprecedented. So naturally the reaction is in line with this threat.
You think your pains and heartbreaks are unprecedented in the history of the world, but then you read. It was books that taught me that the things that tormented me were the very things that connected me with all the people who were alive, or who have ever been alive.
The birth of a novel invention can only be compared with the creation of a beautiful painting or an exquisite perfume, in my view, It's an amazingly perfect blend of art and science, unexpected, unforeseen, unprecedented and truly divine. Long live the creativity and the spirit of inventiveness!
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- غير مسبوقArabic
- sin precedentesSpanish
- بی سابقهPersian
- ennen kokematon, ennennäkemätönFinnish
- sans précédentFrench
- חסר תקדיםHebrew
- senza precedentiItalian
- 空前, 前例Japanese
- zonder precedentDutch
- bez precedensuPolish
- sem precedentesPortuguese
- oöverträffad, utan motstycke, exempellös, makalösSwedish
- முன்னெப்போதும் இல்லாதTamil
- eşi gTurkish
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