V2 Vocabulary Building Dictionary



Definition: 1. having never happened before; 2. having no precedent, example, model, or equivalent

Synonyms: novel, new, original, unparalleled, revolutionary

Antonyms: pedestrian, common

Tips: If something is unprecedented, then it is without precedent. A precedent is an action or decision that has happened in the past and can be used as an example for future, similar cases. If something is unprecedented, it means it's new or beyond anything seen before. Unprecedented can refer to something completely new or something that exceeds expectations in terms of growth or success.

Usage Examples:

The number of people who participated in this year's contest is unprecedented. (unparalleled, unrivaled)

The fact that a fourteen-year-old girl won this tournament is unprecedented. (new, revolutionary)

In an unprecedented move, the creative director gave his staff the entire afternoon off. (original, new)

They had unprecedented sales last month, due to high consumer demand. (unparalleled)

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