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American English: /ˌənfəˈmɪljər/
British English: /ʌnfəˈmɪlɪə/

Translation of unfamiliar in Spanish:


  • 1 (unknown)
    the name is unfamiliar to me
    el nombre me resulta desconocido or no me es familiar
    Example sentences
    • In media, humans are not known to associate well with aliens or strange beings that seem unfamiliar to them.
    • She looks forward to immersing herself in the life's work of many an author unfamiliar to her, and plans to read prodigiously.
    • Being a teenager in Israel brings with it a reality unfamiliar to many adolescents in other countries.
    Example sentences
    • She smiled at him, a smile that was unfamiliar, unusual, almost predatory.
    • There is no suggestion that there was anything unusual or unfamiliar about that.
    • The ubiquitous house sparrow may soon become an unfamiliar sight in the region the RSPB has warned.
  • 2 (unacquainted) I'm unfamiliar with his work
    no estoy muy familiarizado con su obra
    we're not unfamiliar with this type of situation
    tenemos experiencia de este tipo de situación
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