unanswered

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adjective un·an·swered \ˌən-ˈan(t)-sərd\

Definition of unanswered

  1. 1 :  not answered unanswered letters

  2. 2 :  scored in succession during a period in which an opponent fails to score scored 20 unanswered points in the last quarter

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First Known Use of unanswered

14th century


UNANSWERED Defined for English Language Learners

unanswered

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Definition of unanswered for English Language Learners

  • : without a reply : not answered

  • sports : scored during a time when an opponent fails to score


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