Meaning of “unexpected” in the English Dictionary

"unexpected" in British English

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unexpectedadjective

uk /ˌʌn.ɪkˈspek.tɪd/ us /ˌʌn.ɪkˈspek.tɪd/
unexpectedly
adverb uk /ˌʌn.ɪkˈspek.tɪd.li/ us /ˌʌn.ɪkˈspek.tɪd.li/

(Definition of “unexpected” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"unexpected" in American English

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unexpectedadjective

us /ˌʌn·ɪkˈspek·tɪd/

not expected; surprising:

What an unexpected treat to meet you here!

(Definition of “unexpected” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)