unbated

adjective

un·​bat·​ed ˌən-ˈbā-təd How to pronounce unbated (audio)
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archaic : not blunted

Examples of unbated in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The deal lacked any agreement to phase down the unbated use of fossil fuels. Mithil Aggarwal, NBC News, 20 Nov. 2022 So the chances of multiple expansion continuing unbated are slim. Simon Moore, Forbes, 26 Apr. 2021

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Word History

First Known Use

circa 1597, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of unbated was circa 1597

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“Unbated.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unbated. Accessed 2 Mar. 2024.

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