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unseen

[ uhn-seen ]
/ ʌnˈsin /
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adjective

not seen; unperceived; unobserved; invisible.
recognized or comprehended without prior study, as a written text or musical score.

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Origin of unseen

1150–1200; Middle English unsene, unsehene;see un-1, seen
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British Dictionary definitions for unseen

unseen
/ (ʌnˈsiːn) /

adjective

not observed or perceived; invisible
(of passages of writing) not previously seen or prepared

noun

mainly British a passage, not previously seen, that is presented to students for translation
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Idioms and Phrases with unseen

unseen

see sight unseen.

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