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Adjective
Not known or familiar
“The result remained unknown until the day after the conclusion of the poll.”
Adjective
Not previously encountered
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“The lovable Jefe was played by Tony Plana, an actor unknown to me at the time.”
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That has not (yet) been discovered, especially of a location
“Moe then wanders around Dumpland like a gap-year twunt marveling at the picturesque poverty of unknown lands.”
Adjective
Having an unknown or unnamed identity
“Four years into his apprenticeship, Pip is provided with money by an unknown benefactor.”
Adjective
Not famous
“The Turner Prize has a history of turning unknown artists into multi-millionaires.”
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Not to one's knowledge
Unknown to me was the fact that it was very difficult to access training unless you worked in the industry.”
Adjective
Secretive in nature
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Not known or definite
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Mysterious or difficult to understand
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Unknown
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Imponderable or immeasurable
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Not familiar with or used to
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Not stated clearly or exactly
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Without a path or trail
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Not diagnosed
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Not explainable by physical laws
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Not expressed
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No longer present or existing
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Having too many to count
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Isolated, especially from civilization or society
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A non-famous person
“Asma was a relative unknown in the culinary scene at the time but was determined to make a name for herself.”
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A foreigner or newly-arrived person at a given place
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A mere possibility or unknown quantity
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A young actress with a promising career ahead of her
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Something unrevealed
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Something uncertain, ambiguous or doubtful
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Remote possibility
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One who has suddenly gained wealth, power, or other prominence, but either has not received social acceptance or has become arrogant or presumptuous
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Next world
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Regions, districts and small settlements outside large urban areas
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Noun
An absence of anything
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