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English definition of “unawares”

unawares

adverb
 
 
/ˌʌnəˈweəz/
catch/take sb unawares If something catches or takes you unawares, it happens when you do not expect it to: The rain caught me unawares and I didn't have my umbrella.Not expected or planned
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