un·​abat·​ed | \ ˌən-ə-ˈbā-təd How to pronounce unabated (audio) \

Definition of unabated

: not abated : being at full strength or force

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unabatedly adverb

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Recent Examples on the Web Intensifying battles in the Marib, Jawf and Sanaa governorates, which had been mostly quiet for the last two years, also continued unabated Thursday, casting uncertainty over the fate of ongoing back-channel political negotiations between the sides. Washington Post, "Battles intensify near strategic Yemeni port," 20 Feb. 2020 Braidy's announcement Thursday says the company is entering its final fundraising stage and that site planning work for the mill is also continuing unabated. Joe Sonka, The Courier-Journal, "Braidy Industries' Bouchard says he isn't stepping down as CEO; company insists he is," 31 Jan. 2020 The annual global climate assessment offers more evidence that the dangerous warming unleashed mostly by humans' burning of fossil fuels is continuing virtually unabated. Drew Kann, CNN, "Last year was the second-hottest in recorded history, NASA says," 15 Jan. 2020 The Dallas Cowboys’ drama continues unabated into Week 15. oregonlive, "Dallas Cowboys vs Los Angeles Rams: Live score updates, TV channel, how to watch free live stream online," 15 Dec. 2019 Our fascination continued unabated even when the Enterprise’s mission ended and the original crew ascended to the silver screen. John Gregory Dunne, The New Yorker, "The Mail," 2 Dec. 2019 Growth continues unabated on the eastern end, as Boston booms and prospers. BostonGlobe.com, "Here in Massachusetts, Proposition 2½ is not just the law of the land. It’s become a tradition, maybe almost a religion for some.," 27 Nov. 2019 The bank will not consider new financing of unabated fossil fuels, including natural gas, from the end of 2021. Ewa Krukowska, Fortune, "‘A Quantum Leap in Its Ambition’: Europe’s Investment Bank Will Stop Funding Fossil Fuel Projects," 15 Nov. 2019 Over the past few years, China's diplomatic offensives, military coercion, interference and infiltration have continued unabated. James Griffiths, CNN, "Taiwan goes to the polls amid fears of Beijing's influence and fake news," 10 Jan. 2020

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First Known Use of unabated

circa 1611, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of unabated was circa 1611

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24 Feb 2020

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“Unabated.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unabated. Accessed 25 Feb. 2020.

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: continuing at full strength or force without becoming weaker

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