un·​ri·​valed ˌən-ˈrī-vəld How to pronounce unrivaled (audio)
variants or unrivalled
: having no rival : incomparable, supreme
unrivaled greatness

Examples of unrivaled in a Sentence

a palace of unrivaled magnificence Her athletic records are unrivaled.
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Word History

First Known Use

1607, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of unrivaled was in 1607

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“Unrivaled.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unrivaled. Accessed 22 May. 2024.

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variants or unrivalled
: having no rival : incomparable, unequaled
a palace of unrivaled magnificence

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