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Definition of unforeseeable adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

unforeseeable

 adjective
adjective
BrE BrE//ˌʌnfɔːˈsiːəbl//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌʌnfɔːrˈsiːəbl//
 
 
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that you cannot predict or foresee Building a dam here could have unforeseeable consequences for the environment. opposite foreseeableExtra examples The continuation of the conflict would have unforeseeable consequences for the army. The sort of liability that can occur is often unforeseeable and can be expensive. You need to allow for any unforeseeable expenses.
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