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Definition of unseen adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    unseen

     adjective
    adjective
    NAmE//ʌnˈsin//
     
     
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  1. 1that cannot be seen unseen forces He was killed by a single shot from an unseen soldier. I managed to slip out of the room unseen. I had the strong sense of an unseen presence in the room.
  2. 2not previously seen unseen dangers The exam consists of an essay and an unseen translation.
  3. Idioms
    sight unseen
     
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    if you buy something sight unseen, you do not have an opportunity to see it before you buy it
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