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Meaning of “unforeseen” in the English Dictionary

"unforeseen" in American English

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unforeseenadjective

 us   /ˌʌn·fərˈsin, -fɔr-/
unexpected and often ​unwanted: Due to unforeseen ​circumstances, tonight’s ​performance has been ​canceled.
(Definition of unforeseen from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"unforeseen" in Business English

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unforeseenadjective

uk   us   /ˌʌnfɔːˈsiːn/
not expected: The ​costs have ​risen by 20% ​owing to unforeseen circumstances. The ​fundcovers unforeseen ​expenses not ​paid for by ​insurance. unforeseen complications/difficulties/problems
(Definition of unforeseen from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “unforeseen”
in Chinese (Simplified) 未预见到的, 意料之外的…
in Turkish beklenmedik, umulmadık…
in Russian непредвиденный…
in Chinese (Traditional) 未預見到的, 意料之外的…
in Polish nieprzewidziany…
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