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unsupported

adjective uk   /ˌʌn.səˈpɔː.tɪd/  us   /-ˈpɔːr.t̬ɪd/

unsupported adjective (OPINION)

If someone's opinions or statements are unsupported, they do not have any proof or evidence to show that they are true: unsupported allegations Most of the report consists of generalized observations, unsupported by dates, names and times.

unsupported adjective (PERSON)

not receiving any help or encouragement from other people: He made several attempts to reach the North Pole unsupported.

unsupported adjective (STRUCTURE)

An unsupported structure or object does not use any other object or person to support its weight, especially from below to stop it from falling: to stand unsupported the largest unsupported marble dome in the world
Translations of “unsupported”
in Chinese (Traditional) 觀點, (觀點或說法)未經證實的…
in Chinese (Simplified) 观点, (观点或说法)未经证实的…
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