Definition of unfiltered in English:

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Pronunciation: /ʌnˈfɪltəd/


1Not filtered: unfiltered tap water
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  • Outside of a few mainstream media dinosaurs it should surprise no one that intentionally or incidentally, unfiltered coverage of the war in Iraq is becoming readily available ‘back home’ in near real time.
  • If I am communicating to my readers exactly what the White House believes on any certain issue, that's reporting to them an unvarnished, unfiltered version of what they believe.
  • For those wanting news unfiltered by that sort of cloudy lens, I highly recommend the various Iraqi bloggers listed here, along with the many other blogs reporting from inside Iraq you'll find on their blogrolls.
2(Of a cigarette) not provided with a filter.
Example sentences
  • Cigarettes make up just 20% of tobacco consumed, with most tobacco smoked through the traditional, leaf wrapped, unfiltered cigarettes (called bidis).
  • He took out what looked like a perfectly ordinary, unfiltered cigarette.
  • It was smoking unfiltered cigarettes, drinking your coffee black, and thinking how bored you were.
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