unmatched

adjective
un·​matched | \ ˌən-ˈmacht How to pronounce unmatched (audio) \

Definition of unmatched

1 : not matched or equaled a product of unmatched quality … infamy … unmatched in the Western world.— H. E. Rieseberg an actress with unmatched sex appeal … Lincoln's unmatched political and human knowledge.— David Bromwich
2 : not matching : not of the same type We sat on old, unmatched, brightly painted kitchen chairs …— Alice Munro wearing a pair of unmatched socks

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Recent Examples on the Web In tech industry mythology, the San Francisco Bay Area is the unmatched crucible of ideas and execution. Tom Simonite, Wired, "Remote Work Has Its Perks, Until You Want a Promotion," 28 May 2020 The Chinese drone manufacturer Dà-Jiāng Innovations (DJI) controlled more than 70 percent of the global market in 2017, thanks to its unmatched low prices. H. R. Mcmaster, The Atlantic, "The United States Needs a New China Strategy," 17 Apr. 2020 But Victoria’s Secret’s unique market position and unmatched accessibility is a compelling reason for the retailer to start anew, in every way. Eliza Huber, refinery29.com, "America Has As Many Victoria’s Secrets As It Has Malls. So — Now What?," 20 Feb. 2020 That strategy would work far better with Ngakoue, whose production is virtually unmatched since Jacksonville drafted him No. Marlowe Alter, Detroit Free Press, "Detroit Lions would win NFL draft if they trade for Jags' Yannick Ngakoue: Pros and cons," 20 Apr. 2020 But what set this series apart for 12 seasons was the magic of the two leads -- Temperance Brennan (Emily Deschanel) and Seely Booth (David Boreanaz), who had a chemistry (science pun #2) that remains unmatched in the genre. Sandra Gonzalez, CNN, "1,000 hours of TV to watch while social distancing," 24 Mar. 2020 All eight of Clemson's wins since have come by 31 or more points, the latest a 62-17 thrashing of Virginia, in a stretch of play unmatched in program history. Paul Myerberg, USA TODAY, "Opinion: Why this year's College Football Playoff is the best in its history," 8 Dec. 2019 For Reliance Industries, the conglomerate which owns Jio, there is unmatched tech firepower and access to digital India that Facebook brings. Tanvi Ratna, Quartz India, "The Facebook-Jio deal may create competition in India’s e-payments—just like RBI wanted," 22 Apr. 2020 With a maximum guest count of 332, and a crew-to-guest ratio of 1 to 1.5, the level of service our guests experience is unmatched. Sunset Magazine, "Expert Tips for Booking a Cruise," 22 Jan. 2018

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First Known Use of unmatched

1548, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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31 May 2020

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“Unmatched.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unmatched. Accessed 1 Jun. 2020.

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unmatched

adjective
How to pronounce unmatched (audio)

English Language Learners Definition of unmatched

: better than all others
chiefly US : not properly matched with something else

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