un·​chal·​lenged | \ ˌən-ˈcha-lənjd How to pronounce unchallenged (audio) \

Definition of unchallenged

: not questioned, disputed, or opposed : not challenged an unchallenged assumption unchallenged authority … modes of thinking that have gone unchallenged since the time of Newton, Descartes, and even Aristotle.— James Bailey

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Recent Examples on the Web For one group, the crisis is about the unchallenged misuse of public and private property. Frank Shyong Columnist, Los Angeles Times, 16 July 2021 Roin received the endorsement of the Glencoe Caucus, leading to an unchallenged run in April’s election. Daniel I. Dorfman, chicagotribune.com, 22 June 2021 NFTs have become yet another way blockchain technology is revolutionizing mainstream business models that have been unchallenged for decades. Tyler 'jett' Prescott, Rolling Stone, 4 June 2021 His words appear here in print in the twentieth year of an unwinnable, unending war in Afghanistan, where the United States has had, for the entire duration, unchallenged air superiority. Colin Dickey, The New Republic, 4 June 2021 Lukashenko has ruled Belarus almost unchallenged for more than a quarter of a century. James Rodgers, Forbes, 24 May 2021 Europeans know from their history the cost of demanding personal fealty to an unchallenged leader. Ned Temko, The Christian Science Monitor, 12 May 2021 The AMA’s Council on Pharmacy and Chemistry was shuttered in 1955, as the FDA continued to accumulate unchallenged authority to regulate drugs. Jeffrey A. Singer, National Review, 20 Apr. 2021 Turns out unchecked, unchallenged Morgan is even harder to listen to than the regular version. Bill Goodykoontz, The Arizona Republic, 6 Apr. 2021

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First Known Use of unchallenged

circa 1639, in the meaning defined above

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“Unchallenged.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unchallenged. Accessed 28 Jul. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of unchallenged

: not questioned or doubted : not challenged

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