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

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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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Playing into these notions was the Scandinavian craftsmanship behind the Georg Jensen brand, which has a legacy for its unparalleled quality and ability to elevate even the simplest of forms. Lucia Tonelli, ELLE Decor, "Kelly Wearstler Partners with Georg Jensen on a Sculptural New Collection," 28 Mar. 2019 Their luscious foliage is unparalleled for accent and groundcover effect. Kris Wetherbee, Good Housekeeping, "How to Grow the Most Stunning Hostas," 7 Aug. 2018 Even though it was designed as a children’s cartoon, Avatar’s mix of complex world-building and charming, multifaceted characters has been nearly unparalleled. Patricia Hernandez, The Verge, "The Dragon Prince is influenced by Avatar: The Last Airbender in the best ways," 7 Sep. 2018 These bags were woven in Ghana by a co-op of women in the Bolgatanga region, and the handmade quality is truly unparalleled. Sunset, "10 Summer Must-Haves from a Celeb Style-Setter," 22 Jan. 2018 Her ability to create clarity and bring accountability to our process is unparalleled. Geoff Baker, The Seattle Times, "Mariners assistant player personnel director Leslie Manning has left the team," 4 Feb. 2019 The best player in the world has just one hole in his unparalleled resume: a title with his country. Jonathan Tannenwald, Philly.com, "2018 World Cup: Previewing everything from Messi and Ronaldo to the best teams and matches," 13 June 2018 On a multi-week trip to Asia, Dan discovers a surprising place where America’s dominance in Asia is unparalleled and gains some insight into Japan’s labor market during a busy lunch hour in Tokyo’s financial district. Bloomberg.com, "Where the U.S. Still Rules in Asia," 4 Aug. 2017 The degree of discrimination against blacks under Jim Crow was unparalleled. Jason Willick, WSJ, "Eight Decades of Ethnic Dilemmas," 14 Sep. 2018

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First Known Use of unparalleled

1601, in the meaning defined above

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English Language Learners Definition of unparalleled

: not found elsewhere : never seen or experienced before
: having no equal : better or greater than anyone or anything else


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

Kids Definition of unparalleled

: having no counterpart or equal an unparalleled celebration

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