Definition of unforeseen in English:

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unforeseen

Pronunciation: /ʌnfɔːˈsiːn/
Pronunciation: /ʌnfəˈsiːn/

adjective

Not anticipated or predicted: our insurance package enables you to protect yourself and your dependants against unforeseen circumstances
More example sentences
  • There are too many variables and unforeseen circumstances to predict the future with any certainty.
  • Nobody ever knows what's round the corner, or when unforeseen circumstances will place a bomb under our finances.
  • Our mortgage is about £40,000 and we'd want a cash buffer for unforeseen circumstances.
Synonyms
unpredicted, unexpected, unanticipated, unplanned, accidental, unlooked for, unsought, not bargained for, unthought of, unimagined;
sudden, abrupt, surprising, startling, astonishing, abnormal, out of the blue

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