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unforeseenadjective

 us   /ˌʌn·fərˈsin, -fɔr-/
unexpected and often ​unwanted: Due to unforeseen ​circumstances, tonight’s ​performance has been ​canceled.
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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
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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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