un·​par·​al·​leled | \ ˌən-ˈper-ə-ˌleld How to pronounce unparalleled (audio) , -ləld, -ˈpa-rə- \

Definition of unparalleled

: having no parallel especially : having no equal or match : unique in kind or quality

Examples of unparalleled in a Sentence

War crimes of this type are unparalleled in history. The new telescope offers an unparalleled opportunity to conduct research. Her knowledge of the subject is unparalleled.
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First Known Use of unparalleled

1601, in the meaning defined above

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“Unparalleled.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unparalleled. Accessed 25 May. 2022.

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un·​par·​al·​leled | \ ˌən-ˈper-ə-ˌleld How to pronounce unparalleled (audio) \

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: having no counterpart or equal an unparalleled celebration

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