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English definition of “unprompted”

unprompted

adjective     /ʌnˈprɒmp.tɪd/ US  /-ˈprɑːmp-/
without being told to say or do something: Jim was remarkably charming this evening - he even said, unprompted, how nice Margot looked in her dress.Not expected or planned
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