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  • unwanted — UK US /ʌnˈwɒntɪd/ adjective ► not wanted: unwanted calls/emails/mail » Unwanted emails cost consumers and business nationwide an estimated $70 billion annually in lost productivity. unwanted gifts/items »The store will exchange unwanted items for …   Financial and business terms

  • unwanted — index derelict (abandoned), ineligible, needless, otiose, unacceptable, undesirable, unsolicited …   Law dictionary

  • unwanted — 1690s, from UN (Cf. un ) (1) not + pp. of WANT (Cf. want) (v.) …   Etymology dictionary

  • unwanted — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ not wanted …   English terms dictionary

  • unwanted — [spelling only] …   English World dictionary

  • unwanted — un|want|ed [ ʌn wantəd ] adjective 1. ) if something is unwanted, you do not want it: They are attracting a lot of unwanted attention from the media. The result will only be more unwanted pregnancies. a ) used about something that you no longer… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • unwanted — UK [ʌnˈwɒntɪd] / US [ʌnˈwɑntəd] adjective 1) a) if something is unwanted, you do not want it They are attracting a lot of unwanted attention from the media. The result will only be more unwanted pregnancies. b) used about something that you no… …   English dictionary

  • Unwanted — Este artículo o sección necesita referencias que aparezcan en una publicación acreditada, como revistas especializadas, monografías, prensa diaria o páginas de Internet fidedignas. Puedes añadirlas así o avisar …   Wikipedia Español

  • unwanted — [[t]ʌ̱nwɒ̱ntɪd[/t]] ADJ GRADED If you say that something or someone is unwanted, you mean that you do not want them, or that nobody wants them. ...the misery of unwanted pregnancies... She felt unwanted... Every year thousands of unwanted animals …   English dictionary

  • unwanted — adj. Unwanted is used with these nouns: ↑attention, ↑baby, ↑distraction, ↑email, ↑gift, ↑guest, ↑imposition, ↑intruder, ↑intrusion, ↑mail, ↑memory, ↑pet …   Collocations dictionary

  • unwanted — un|want|ed [ʌnˈwɔntıd US ˈwo:nt , ˈwa:nt ] adj not wanted or needed ▪ an unwanted pregnancy …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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