without parallel

idiom

: better than all others
a masterpiece without parallel in the history of art

Examples of without parallel in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web There is also the more pragmatic concern, one that has thrust the American theater into a crisis without parallel. Peter Marks, Washington Post, 17 Nov. 2023 While Hamas and Islamic Jihad have routinely used a range of crude and sophisticated rockets to target Israel, the scale and scope of Saturday’s barrage was without parallel. Miriam Berger, Washington Post, 7 Oct. 2023 In recent years, the United States has supplied a steady drumbeat of stories about mass shootings, police brutality, and urban unrest—a degree of chaos and violence without parallel in China. Wang Jisi, Foreign Affairs, 22 June 2021 Nebraska logged the lowest unemployment rate of any state on record in October, reflecting the acute labor shortages that have quickly swept across the nation amid an economic recovery that is without parallel. Sarah Chaney Cambon, WSJ, 20 Nov. 2021 While doing important work, the team does not have the capacity and resources to address the nature, severity and scale of human rights violations in North Korea, a state without parallel. Dr. Ewelina U. Ochab, Forbes, 15 Sep. 2021 In his view, the fixation on an artifact that is without parallel is the biggest problem with this dispute. New York Times, 19 Jan. 2021 Related: Bruins Brad Marchand and Patrice Bergeron have forged an on-ice partnership without parallel What the Bruins are doing now is excellence over a longer stretch than four playoff rounds and two-plus months. Christopher L. Gasper, BostonGlobe.com, 6 Mar. 2023 The demand for those cuts, on a scale without parallel in American history, was prompted by precipitous declines in Lake Mead and Lake Powell, which provide water and electricity for Arizona, Nevada and Southern California. Christopher Flavelle Mira Rojanasakul, New York Times, 27 Jan. 2023

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“Without parallel.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/without%20parallel. Accessed 19 May. 2024.

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