unintended Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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Meaning of “unintended” in the English Dictionary

"unintended" in British English

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unintendedadjective

uk   us   /ˌʌn.ɪnˈten.dɪd/
not ​intended: The ​groupargues that many of the ​proposedreforms will have unintended consequences.
(Definition of unintended from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"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 ​rapidincrease in ​airpollution.
(Definition of unintended from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"unintended" in Business English

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unintendedadjective

uk   us   /ˌʌnɪnˈtendɪd/
not ​planned for: She argued that the ​proposedreorganization could have unintended consequences that might ​damage the ​business.
(Definition of unintended from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “unintended”
in Chinese (Simplified) 无意的,无心的, 没有计划的…
in Chinese (Traditional) 無意的,無心的, 沒有計劃的…
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