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



BrE BrE//ˌʌnˈlaɪk//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌʌnˈlaɪk//
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 [not before noun] (of two people or things) different from each other They are both teachers. Otherwise they are quite unlike. compare alike, like Word OriginMiddle English: perhaps originally an alteration of Old Norse úlíkr; compare with Old English ungelīc ‘not of the same kind, not comparable’.
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