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unexampled

Line breaks: un|exam¦pled
Pronunciation: /ʌnɪɡˈzɑːmp(ə)ld
 
, ʌnɛɡ-/

Definition of unexampled in English:

adjective

formal
Having no precedent or parallel: a regime which brought such unexampled disaster on its people
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  • And today, as then, Churchill's next comment is note perfect: ‘Our comradeship and our brotherhood in war were unexampled.’
  • The best portraiture in history was, of course, done in the Low Countries, in an unexampled tradition that continued until the economic eclipse of the Netherlands by England.
  • To paraphrase Trotsky, even in times of unexampled crisis, mad acts like this constitute an unimportant percentage.

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