Meaning of “unintended” in the English Dictionary

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"unintended" in American English

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unintendedadjective

us /ˌʌn·ɪnˈten·dɪd/

not intentional; happening unexpectedly or by accident:

One unintended consequence of the Industrial Revolution was a rapid increase in air pollution.

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

"unintended" in Business English

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unintendedadjective

uk /ˌʌnɪnˈtendɪd/ us

not planned for:

She argued that the proposed reorganization could have unintended consequences that might damage the business.

(Definition of “unintended” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)