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unprompted

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Pronunciation: /ʌnˈprɒm(p)tɪd
 
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Definition of unprompted in English:

adjective

Said, done, or acting without being encouraged or assisted: unprompted remarks
More example sentences
  • I mean, completely unprompted and unsolicited.
  • No, these were entirely unscripted, unprompted, and for that matter, uncalled for assessments.
  • ‘It's Jim Baxter country,’ he says, which is very helpful of him, and more than many an older professional would offer, but it is the kind of unprompted comment that sets off alarm bells in the minds of media-savvy managers.

Words that rhyme with unprompted

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