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  • adj. Not announced

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. without warning or announcement


un- +‎ announced (Wiktionary)


  • Mahmoud Ahmadinejad contrasted his trip with what he called the unannounced stealth visits of other VIPs, namely U.S. officials.

    CNN Transcript Mar 3, 2008

  • But the central DNA of television situation comedy is all here: the neighbor who bursts in unannounced, the schemes that don't work, the husband who thinks he knows best but often doesn't.

    If A TV Show Turns 50 And No One Notices...

  • An April 2005 memo prohibited certain unannounced inspections.

    Inspectors Rarely Surprised Oil Rigs

  • Gen. Lane (Michael Ironside) and Lucy Lane (Peyton List) drop in unannounced for Thanksgiving, which is nice for Lois but not so nice for Clark at all.

    November Sweeps Roundup: Week 1

  • For me, it seems to slip in unannounced in the early pages that turn into a novel.

    Voice Lessons?

  • In any event, the [White House] official said, the arrest of terror suspects, even when unannounced, is often quickly detected by their families and associates.


  • So today, according to FOX News, Rumsfeld drops in unannounced at a Pentagon press briefing to praise himself for the "leaked" memo.


  • Little Red bursts in unannounced, and, in a surplus of pubescent disgust and egotism, decides the event is all about her and has Grandma's lover killed.

    August 14th, 2002

  • The deputy head called unannounced at the family home and talked to Gordon on the doorstep.

    Khyra Ishaq serious case review expected to be critical of authorities

  • The poor woman looked like she was about to have a heart attack too, because we showed up unannounced, which is how you're supposed to do it.

    unclebob Diary Entry


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