Meaning of “unsolicited” in the English Dictionary

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"unsolicited" in American English

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us /ˌʌn·səˈlɪs·ə·t̬ɪd/

not asked for:

The proposed law would force senders of unsolicited e-mail to provide a valid return address.

(Definition of “unsolicited” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"unsolicited" in Business English

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uk /ˌʌnsəˈlɪsɪtɪd/ us

not asked for, and sometimes not wanted:

an unsolicited approach/bid/takeover Last week, they launched an unsolicited $1.23 billion takeover bid to buy the company.
an unsolicited call/email/fax Never purchase anything advertised through an unsolicited email.

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