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Definition of unprovoked adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

unprovoked

 adjective
adjective
NAmE//ˌʌnprəˈvoʊkt//
 
 
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(especially of an attack) not caused by anything the person being attacked has said or done an act of unprovoked aggression Her angry outburst was totally unprovoked. see also provoke
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