unbroken

adjective un·bro·ken \ ˌən-ˈbrō-kən \
|Updated on: 19 Jul 2018

Definition of unbroken

: not broken: such as
a : whole, intact
  • unbroken skin
b : continuous
  • miles of unbroken forest
c : not subdued : untamed; especially : not trained for service or use
  • unbroken colts
d : not violated
e : not plowed
f : not disorganized
  • advanced in unbroken ranks

Examples of unbroken in a Sentence

  1. an unbroken row of trees

  2. eight hours of unbroken sleep

  3. The band has had an unbroken string of hits.

  4. The Olympic record he set is still unbroken.

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First Known Use of unbroken

14th century

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UNBROKEN Defined for English Language Learners

unbroken

Definition of unbroken for English Language Learners

  • : not damaged or broken

  • : not interrupted

  • of a record : not beaten or improved upon : not surpassed


UNBROKEN Defined for Kids

unbroken

adjective un·bro·ken \ ˌən-ˈbrō-kən \

Definition of unbroken for Students

1 : not damaged : whole
2 : not interrupted : continuous
  • unbroken sleep
3 : not tamed for use
  • an unbroken colt

Medical Dictionary

unbroken

adjective un·bro·ken \ -ˈbrō-kən \

medical Definition of unbroken

: not broken
  • unbroken skin


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