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ʌnˈprɛs ɪˌdɛn tɪdun·prece·dent·ed

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. unprecedentedadjective

    having no precedent; novel

    "an unprecedented expansion in population and industry"

Wiktionary

  1. unprecedentedadjective

    Never before seen or done, without precedent.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Unprecedentedadjective

    Not justifiable by any example.

    The secret of all this unprecedented proceeding in their masters, they must not impute to freedom. Jonathan Swift.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Unprecedentedadjective

    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

  1. Unprecedented

    un-pres′ē-den-ted, adj. having no precedent: novel.—adv. Unprec′edentedly.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of unprecedented in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of unprecedented in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of unprecedented in a Sentence

  1. Michael Cheng:

    With mutual connectivity between Hong Kong and Shanghai, the potential supervisory challenges for regulators on both sides are very much unprecedented.

  2. Jerrold Nadler:

    The attorney general appears to be waging a media campaign on behalf of President Trump, the very subject of the investigation at the heart of the Mueller report, rather than letting the facts of the report speak for themselves, the attorney general has taken unprecedented steps to spin Muellers nearly two-year investigation.

  3. Wednesday Collins:

    To have a clinical hold, as has been placed on AstraZeneca, as of yesterday, because of a single serious adverse event, is not at all unprecedented.

  4. Vaile Wright:

    What's great about breathing is you can do it anywhere, if music is your way of relaxing, what happens when you don't have access to it ? You always have access to your breathing, so in that sense [ breathing meditations ] are really portable and very accessible. We really need a variety of different coping skills in order to get through particularly unprecedented situations like this one.

  5. Mark Woolhouse:

    Thankfully, although technically we've lifted restrictions, The UK looks a very different place than The UK did before the pandemic. My workplace is still practically deserted. It's quite clear that people are not behaving as they were before the pandemic, there's an awful lot of scope for people to change their behavior more to allow more transmission of the virus in the future. Whether they will, we don't know -- predicting people's behavior in the face of an unprecedented pandemic is a fool's game, really.

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