Definition of unchallenged in English:

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unchallenged

Pronunciation: /ˌənˈCHalənjd/

adjective

1Not disputed or questioned: the report’s findings did not go unchallenged
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  • No excuses, no blaming Israel, no moral equivalence… just a simple recognition that a profoundly sinister assertion should not go unchallenged.
  • We are raising resolutions in branches and districts to make sure it does not go unchallenged.
  • We don't want these attitudes to go unchallenged.
1.1(Especially of a person in power) not opposed or defeated: a position of unchallenged supremacy
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  • The plan for global domination by the US has been in development for the past decade-ever since the collapse of the Soviet Union saw the US emerge as the unchallenged global military power.
  • But Wales did get their priceless second on 67 minutes when Davies curled in another free-kick and Hartson rose unchallenged to power a header to the net.
  • The reason it became incapable of doing this is because it wielded largely unchallenged power for a very long time and did not have to practice self-examination as a result.
1.2Not called on to prove one’s identity or allegiance: they walked unchallenged into a hospital and stole a baby
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  • The court heard how Oldnall and her sister managed to walk into the hospital and onto the ward unchallenged, before removing baby Elizabeth.

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Syllabification: un·chal·lenged

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