Definition of unpunctual in English:

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Pronunciation: /ʌnˈpʌŋ(k)tʃʊ(ə)l/


Not happening or doing something at the agreed or proper time: the trains into Tbilisi were notoriously unpunctual
More example sentences
  • He contradicts himself constantly, is temperamental, unpunctual, disorganized and is surrounded by yes-men, he said. " But he does not have a structured mind " with a grand plan to do a Cuban-styled revolution, he added.
  • No American should need me to tell them about Amtrak and residents of Australia's largest city are almost beyond frustration with their dangerous and unpunctual trains too.
  • You should write to the unpunctual employee, explaining your concerns about his time-keeping, giving the dates and details of his lateness and asking him to attend a meeting.



Pronunciation: /ʌnpʌŋ(k)tʃʊˈalɪti/
Example sentences
  • In primary schools, 62% of teachers now report unpunctuality occurring at least once a week, compared with 56% in 1996.
  • In reality, most small security firms limit the concept of employee evaluation to an audit of unpunctuality and absenteeism.
  • What often goes unnoticed is the inconvenience caused to others because of the Ministers' unpunctuality.

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Line breaks: un|punc¦tual

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