un·​beat·​en | \ ˌən-ˈbē-tᵊn How to pronounce unbeaten (audio) \

Definition of unbeaten

1 : not pounded or beaten : not whipped
2 : not traversed : untrodden
3 : not defeated

Examples of unbeaten in a Sentence

The team is unbeaten so far this season. He remains unbeaten in his career.

Recent Examples on the Web

The unbeaten fighter cornered his opponent against the ropes and started to pound Rodriguez with blows to the body. Vincent Nguyen, latimes.com, "Burbank's Damien Lopez remains unbeaten in pro boxing with majority decision," 9 June 2019 The brawl came after Nurmagomedov scaled the octagon to launch an attack on McGregor's team after defeating the Irishman to maintain his unbeaten 27-0 record last year. Bijan Hosseini, CNN, "Khabib Nurmagomedov to fight Dustin Poirier after suspension ends," 5 June 2019 Two years later, the Netherlands stormed to the European championship on home soil, going unbeaten and untied and outscoring its three knockout-round foes 9-2. Matt Bonesteel, The Denver Post, "Women’s World Cup betting: Can anyone besides the USA and France win it all?," 5 June 2019 The 1942 squad went 11-0 in the regular season before losing a 14-6 heartbreaker in the championship game to Sammy Baugh and the Redskins, joining the 1934 champs — also NFL runners-up — as the only unbeaten regular-season Bears. Will Larkin, chicagotribune.com, "Ranking the 100 best Bears players ever: No. 94, Gary Famiglietti," 4 June 2019 Cincinnati remains unbeaten against Toronto through five matches, but this is the first draw. Charlie Hatch, Cincinnati.com, "FC Cincinnati blows two-goal lead, draws last-place Toronto FC II 3-3 on Wednesday night," 27 June 2018 The top four teams in the state — Trumbull, Seymour, Southington and Griswold — stayed unbeaten last week. Lori Riley, courant.com, "High School Softball: Trumbull Still No. 1, Southington Holds Steady At No. 3," 23 Apr. 2018 Hareide's team is unbeaten in its last 18 games stretching back to October 2016. Gerald Imray, chicagotribune.com, "In-form Croatia face Denmark in a battle of Eastern European hopefuls," 30 June 2018 Bishop Feehan has met the challenging slate head-on, rallying to defeat then-unbeaten Abington team along with B-R and Dighton-Rehoboth. Dan Shulman, BostonGlobe.com, "Milford softball starts quest for a repeat against Feehan," 9 June 2018

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First Known Use of unbeaten

13th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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: not defeated : not beaten

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