un·​de·​feat·​ed | \ ˌən-di-ˈfē-təd How to pronounce undefeated (audio) , -dē-\

Definition of undefeated

: not defeated : not having suffered a defeat an undefeated team/player : not including any losses or defeats an undefeated season a team with an undefeated record

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Brown, who led an undefeated team at Frederick Douglass High School and played at Providence and Loyola University Maryland, was shot and killed around 8 p.m. Friday in the 3700 block W. Forest Park Ave. Alison Knezevich, baltimoresun.com, "Gerald Brown, former Douglass basketball star known for viral videos, fatally shot in Northwest Baltimore," 8 June 2019 These elderly laws are mostly undefeated and undefeatable. Chris Lee, Ars Technica, "Edge on cooling from nanostructure beats physical limit," 11 Sep. 2018 No more undefeated for the Charlotte Hornets at Las Vegas summer league. Rick Bonnell, charlotteobserver, "Miles Bridges' 3-pointers a nice touch in Charlotte Hornets' summer loss," 9 July 2018 Stevensville-Lakeshore and No. 2-ranked and undefeated Spring Lake to get to the Final Four, had three hits. Tom Lang, Detroit Free Press, "Division 1 softball: Caledonia rallies, then holds off Hartland for title," 16 June 2018 Denis Cheryshev came on as an early injury substitute and scored twice, while Aleksandr Golovin added two assists and a stellar goal at the death to lead the Russians' charge and ensure that host nations remain undefeated in World Cup openers. Avi Creditor, SI.com, "WATCH: Russia Routs Saudi Arabia 5-0 in World Cup Opener," 14 June 2018 Both men were undefeated and both laid claim to being the world’s heavyweight champion. Ed Barkowitz, Philly.com, "From Eagles-Cowboys to Ali-Frazier, a quick sampling of Philadelphia sports' first meetings," 12 June 2018 Governor’s had come back for several huge wins to remain undefeated in league play, so Nobles’ 6-4 halftime lead was from secure. Nate Weitzer, BostonGlobe.com, "Nobles hands Governor’s its first ISL setback," 17 May 2018 After going undefeated, Rousey, 31, experienced back-to-back losses, first to Holly Holm in November 2015, and then to Amanda Nunes in December 2016. Jason Duaine Hahn, PEOPLE.com, "'Rowdy' Ronda Rousey Electrifies in Her WWE Debut at WrestleMania 34 vs. Stephanie McMahon," 8 Apr. 2018

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First Known Use of undefeated

circa 1775, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of undefeated was circa 1775

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English Language Learners Definition of undefeated

: not having or including any losses or defeats


un·​de·​feat·​ed | \ ˌən-di-ˈfē-təd\

Kids Definition of undefeated

: having no losses

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