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unrealisticadjective

 us   /ʌnˌri·əˈlɪs·tɪk/
not ​reasonable, or not ​likely to be ​achieved: We’re ​placing unrealistic ​demands on ​ourschools.
(Definition of unrealistic from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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unrealisticadjective

uk   /ˌʌn.rɪəˈlɪs.tɪk/  us   /-riː.ə-/
B2 having a ​wrongidea of what is ​likely to ​happen or of what you can really do; not ​based on ​facts: I ​think these ​salesforecasts are unrealistic, ​considering how ​slowsales are at ​present. [+ to infinitive] It's unrealistic toexpect an ​answer before next ​week.
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adverb uk   us   /-tɪ.kəl.i/
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