Definition of unsurfaced in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˌənˈsərfəst/


(Of a road or path) not provided with a durable finished upper layer.
Example sentences
  • The road network causes localised environmental damage in outback SA regions, principally due to its interference of the natural drainage system and the exposure of unsurfaced roads.
  • Householders on Cavendish Street claim the unsurfaced road is hazardous for both cars and pedestrians.
  • With about 9 000 kilometres of surfaced roads and 2 000 kilometres of unsurfaced roads, the Johannesburg Roads Agency has its work cut out.

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Syllabification: un·sur·faced

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