Definition of unfinished in English:

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Pronunciation: /ʌnˈfɪnɪʃt/


1Not finished or concluded; incomplete: her last novel is unfinished
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  • You must clear away the detritus, finish your unfinished business, before the New Year can be magic.
  • We are merely concluding unfinished business in terms of the deal, and this measure is the best form of closure.
  • It is the job of each new generation to finish the unfinished business of the past.
imperfect, unaccomplished, immature, defective, deficient, lacking, wanting, unpolished, unrefined, sketchy, fragmentary, patchy, rough, crude
2(Of an object) not having been given an attractive surface appearance as the final stage of manufacture: the garage door can be supplied unfinished for you to paint yourself
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  • Despite its unfinished surface, the statue was detailed, each piece of her naked form perfectly shaped.
  • Road surfaces and footpaths in general are good, however road edges appear to be unfinished.
  • The statue, like the London version, appears to be unfinished.

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