un·​ques·​tioned | \ˌən-ˈkwes-chənd, -ˈkwesh-\

Definition of unquestioned 

: not doubted or questioned unquestioned authority an assumption that has gone unquestioned a person of unquestioned integrity

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Bristol-Myers used to be the unquestioned leader in the field, but rivals such as Merck & Co. and Roche have caught up, both scientifically and commercially. Charley Grant, WSJ, "Bristol-Myers Faces a Costly Delay," 22 Oct. 2018 Live stream: Eligible subscribers can stream the SEC Network broadcast via WatchESPN. Related: Benny Snell is the unquestioned star of Kentucky's offense. Jon Hale, The Courier-Journal, "How to watch Kentucky football spring game: Game time, TV channel, streaming information," 13 Apr. 2018 Matthew Stafford is the unquestioned starter, and O'Korn's former Michigan teammate, Jake Rudock, and Matt Cassel are vying for the backup job. Dave Birkett, Detroit Free Press, "Ex-Michigan QB John O'Korn to attend Detroit Lions' rookie camp," 29 Apr. 2018 Barrett had been the unquestioned starter in 2016 and 2017. Tim Bielik, cleveland.com, "Why Ohio State's 2018 quarterback battle doesn't compare to 2015: Buckeyes football analysis," 28 Mar. 2018 The unquestioned prowess of a French team built from the country’s minority population does offer a happy story of integration and uplift. Ishaan Tharoor, Washington Post, "The World Cup is a victory for the immigrant dream," 12 July 2018 Commercial records were set, monocles popped out, and Twenty One Pilots emerged from the Blurryface cycle improbable, yet unquestioned, superstars. Chris Payne, Billboard, "Twenty One Pilots Sound Unconcerned With Pop Success on New Songs (Though 'Trench' Might Be Huge Anyway)," 11 July 2018 Sampaoli made the 31-year-old his captain and the unquestioned centerpiece of his team. Joshua Robinson, WSJ, "Argentina’s Messi Problem," 25 June 2018 At workplaces and schools, more people are beginning to say no to behaviors that were left unquestioned and calls for teaching feminism are growing. Youkyung Lee, The Christian Science Monitor, "#MeToo takes off in South Korea, but how far will it go?," 22 Mar. 2018

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1604, in the meaning defined above

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