Definition of unfortified in English:


Line breaks: un|for¦ti¦fied
Pronunciation: /ʌnˈfɔːtɪfʌɪd


  • 1Not fortified against attack: there seems to have been an unfortified village on the site
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    • They left France's frontier with Belgium unfortified, and the assumption was that the Germans would attack, as in 1914, through north and central Belgium.
    • Each tribe encompassed a number of neighboring villages, most of which during the fifth century were unfortified.
    • If the electrical power lines to a plant were cut, the reactor would automatically shut down unless relatively unfortified backup generators were disabled.
  • 2(Of wine) without added spirits.
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    • Vermouth is a flavoured fortified wine, while the Greek retsina is perhaps the most strikingly flavoured unfortified wine.

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