Definition of unanticipated in English:


Line breaks: un|antici¦pated
Pronunciation: /ʌnanˈtɪsɪpeɪtɪd


Not expected or predicted: one of the unanticipated gains of the reforms has been the shift of emphasis to primary care
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  • This was wholly unexpected, wholly unanticipated and wholly irregular.
  • These variables are also subject to unanticipated changes because of unforeseen domestic or external developments.
  • We were ready to prove ourselves as a threat to the unanticipated predictions of our competitors - we were going to show them all!

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