Definition of the unexpected noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

  

the unexpected

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ði ˌʌnɪkˈspektɪd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ði ˌʌnɪkˈspektɪd//
 
[singular]
 
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a thing that surprises you because you were not expecting it Police officers must be prepared for the unexpected.