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unbeatable

[uhn-bee-tuh-buh l] /ʌnˈbi tə bəl/
adjective
1.
incapable of being beaten; impossible to defeat:
an unbeatable football team.
2.
of surpassingly good quality; excellent:
an unbeatable combination of brains and talent.
Origin of unbeatable
1895-1900
First recorded in 1895-1900; un-1 + beatable
Related forms
unbeatably, adverb
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  • In a matter of months he had welded the Orient into an unbeatable war-machine.

  • The situation here is rough but not unbeatable—so listen and learn.

    The Ethical Engineer Henry Maxwell Dempsey
  • But there it stands, a paper of record and unbeatable in any court in the land.

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  • All the pitchers were shot to pieces, and the Quakers seemed to be unbeatable.

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  • If Frank needed anything to make him unbeatable that afternoon, the thing had come to pass.

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British Dictionary definitions for unbeatable

unbeatable

/ʌnˈbiːtəbəl/
adjective
1.
unable to be defeated or outclassed; surpassingly excellent
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Word Origin and History for unbeatable
adj.

1897, from un- (1) "not" + beatable.

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