unknown quantity Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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unknown quantitynoun [C usually singular]

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C2 a ​person or a thing whose ​abilities, ​powers, or ​effects are not ​yetknown: The third ​candidate for the ​seat is a ​relativelyunknownquantity.
(Definition of unknown quantity from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “unknown quantity”
in Chinese (Simplified) 未知数(尚未被人了解的人或事物)…
in Chinese (Traditional) 未知數(尚未被人瞭解的人或事物)…
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