(Of an area) not cleaned by having the dirt or litter on it swept up: the walls were damp, the floor unswept
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- It is unquestionably very gritty: it's not a place to go in contact lenses, there's always a wind blowing in from Harlesden or somewhere causing immemorial dust to rise from the unswept pavements.
- The dossier contains photographs of kerbside rubbish, unswept roads, leaf litter and uncollected bin bags at sites across the city.
- The roads stopped being sprinkled at sunset, the buildings ceased to receive their annual whitewash, the gardens decayed, and litter and dirt began to pile up unswept on the pavements.
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