Definition of “unwanted” - English Dictionary

“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)

“unwanted” in Business English

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uk /ʌnˈwɒntɪd/ us

not wanted:

unwanted calls/emails/mail Unwanted emails cost consumers and business nationwide an estimated $70 billion annually in lost productivity.
unwanted gifts/items The store will exchange unwanted items for other goods.

(Definition of “unwanted” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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