Definitions

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  • adjective Not predicted.
  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of unpredict.

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  • adjective without warning or announcement

Etymologies

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un- +‎ predicted

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See unpredict

Examples

  • So we†™ ve got an agency with a bureaucratic mindset and tradition, headed by lawyers (and “general counsel” type lawyers tend to be better at getting the paperwork and procedures “just so, ” as opposed to taking initiative in unpredicted situations).

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  • So we’ve got an agency with a bureaucratic mindset and tradition, headed by lawyers (and “general counsel” type lawyers tend to be better at getting the paperwork and procedures “just so,” as opposed to taking initiative in unpredicted situations).

    Bye-bye now « BuzzMachine

  • Lest that category of technology go "unpredicted," allow me to venture these thoughts.

    Yahoo! News: Business - Opinion

  • I'm haunted by waters - unpredicted dam release, a Class IV rapid that's mapped as something smaller, stepping off the shelf in that little river we fish in on the Cape at night for stripers and having my waders fill up.

    What Flips Your Fear Switch?

  • He said there also should be stiffer penalties for those who engage in insider trading that fails to make a profit because of other, unpredicted market influences.

    Financial Briefing Book: Feb. 17

  • Often, what makes us happiest in life is the unexpected, the chance encounter or the unpredicted event.

    Maria Rodale: Seven Mindful Steps That Will Double Your Life Expectancy

  • It was the human sweetness in that yellow,the unpredicted voices of our kind.

    New Collected Poems by Iain Crichton Smith – review

  • I'm haunted by waters - unpredicted dam release, a Class IV rapid that's mapped as something smaller, stepping off the shelf in that little river we fish in on the Cape at night for stripers and having my waders fill up.

    What Flips Your Fear Switch?

  • One more 'I bet Paul the octopus didn't predict THAT' joke, and there are going to be a few more unpredicted deaths today.

    Paul the great predicting octopus heads to that ocean in the sky

  • He also said there should be stiffer penalties for those who engage in insider trading that fails to make a profit because of other, unpredicted market influences.

    Justice Department Urges Stiffer Penalties for Insider Trading

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