un·​an·​nounced | \ ˌən-ə-ˈnau̇n(t)st How to pronounce unannounced (audio) \

Definition of unannounced

: occurring without any prior announcement or warning : not announced an unannounced concert showed up unannounced at her doorstep

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Recent Examples on the Web In his popular Power On newsletter, Bloomberg's Mark Gurman reports that code in Apple's second iOS 15.5 beta release refers to the company's next generation of unannounced Macs. Gordon Kelly, Forbes, 14 May 2022 Justin Timberlake has made his return to acting, but did so unannounced. Starr Bowenbank, Billboard, 12 May 2022 On the unannounced first-party front, the June event may include new stuff from Xbox Game Studios companies that have been quiet for a few years, particularly The Coalition (Gears 5) and MachineGames (Wolfenstein: Youngblood). Sam Machkovech, Ars Technica, 12 May 2022 Trifonov did add an unannounced Russian-sounding Ukrainian encore by Mykola Lysenko. Mark Swed, Los Angeles Times, 12 May 2022 Barring any unannounced injuries, this is the Thorns at their near peak, save for a still recovering Sauerbrunn and sidelined Crystal Dunn (pregnancy). oregonlive, 12 May 2022 Biden's unannounced stop in Ukraine is the first by the spouse of a sitting president to a war zone since Laura Bush visited Afghanistan in 2008. Melissa Quinn, CBS News, 8 May 2022 The set dropped unannounced five days later, on leap day (Feb. 29). Jessica Roiz, Billboard, 2 May 2022 Jury selection in the death penalty trial of Parkland school shooter Nikolas Cruz was postponed on Monday for a week after a defense attorney was absent from court due to unannounced circumstances. Bill Hutchinson, ABC News, 2 May 2022 See More

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First Known Use of unannounced

circa 1775, in the meaning defined above

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17 May 2022

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“Unannounced.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unannounced. Accessed 23 May. 2022.

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