- having no rival or competitor; having no equal; incomparable; supreme: His work is unrivaled for the beauty of its prose.
Also especially British, un·ri·valled.
Origin of unrivaled
1585–95; un-1 + rivaled
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Examples from the Web for unrivaled
Stephen Bayley, cultural critic and Londoner, said the fresh, foreign impetus had left London unrivaled.Wealth Report: London, Not New York, Is World’s Greatest City
March 5, 2014
In the case of Hezbollah, it is the biggest Lebanese sectarian community—the Shiites, among whom they are the unrivaled leaders.Is Syria Being 'Lebanized' or is Lebanon Being 'Syrianized'?
August 29, 2013
The return on investment will be unrivaled,” Haaretz reports, “and reach an annual return of 7.3 percent.Discriminating Against Arabs Costs Israel Billions
Emily L. Hauser
June 18, 2013
What cable news does do, unrivaled, is broadcast images of events to a large global audience.The Future of Cable News
August 23, 2012
That gives Beijing unrivaled leverage over Pyongyang and its ruling class's entrenched patronage system.China's Coverage of North Korea Is Bizarrely Glowing
December 22, 2011
He was a man of courage and decision, with unrivaled powers of oratory.Robert Toombs
Pleasant A. Stovall
No appointment could have better pleased that unrivaled politician.The Life of John Marshall (Volume 2 of 4)
Albert J. Beveridge
In all his works he stands high; in his operas he is unrivaled.
He is said to have been unrivaled in the science of hydraulics.
He has done this, and done it with unrivaled tact and vigor.