[ uhn-mahrkt ]
/ ʌnˈmɑrkt /


not marked.
  1. characterized by the absence of a distinctive phonological feature, as (p), which, in contrast to (b), lacks the distinctive feature of voicing.
  2. characterized by the absence of a grammatical marker, as the singular in English in contrast to the plural, which is typically marked by an -s ending.
  3. neutral with regard to an element of meaning specified by a semantically related item.
  4. occurring more typically than an alternative form.Compare marked(def 4).

Origin of unmarked

late Middle English word dating back to 1400–50; see origin at un-1, marked
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British Dictionary definitions for unmarked

/ (ʌnˈmɑːkt) /


not carrying a mark or marksan unmarked police car
not noticed or observed
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