Translation of "unawares" - English-Spanish dictionary

unawares

adverb uk /ˌʌn.əˈweəz/

suddenly and unexpectedly without any warning

desprevenido
The overnight invasion took the military experts unawares.
The government was obviously caught unawares by (= was not expecting) the criticism.

(Translation of “unawares” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)