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"unwanted" in American English

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unwantedadjective [not gradable]

 us   /ʌnˈwɔn·tɪd, -ˈwɑn-, -ˈwʌnt-/
not ​desired or ​needed: Charities such as Computers for Schools are ​happy to take unwanted ​computers.
(Definition of unwanted from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)







(Definition of unwanted from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"unwanted" in Business English

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unwantedadjective

uk   us   /ʌnˈwɒntɪd/
not wanted: unwanted calls/emails/mail Unwanted ​emailscostconsumers and ​businessnationwide an ​estimated $70 ​billionannually in ​lostproductivity.unwanted gifts/items The ​store will ​exchange unwanted ​items for other ​goods.
(Definition of unwanted from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “unwanted”
in Arabic غَير مَرغوب فيه…
in Korean 원치 않는…
in Portuguese indesejado…
in Catalan no desitjat…
in Japanese 不要な, 望まれていない…
in Chinese (Simplified) 不需要的, 多余的, 不受欢迎的…
in Turkish istenmeyen…
in Russian нежеланный…
in Chinese (Traditional) 不需要的, 多餘的, 不受歡迎的…
in Italian indesiderato…
in Polish niechciany…
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