unmarked

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

un- +‎ marked

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Adjective[edit]

unmarked (not comparable)

  1. Not bearing identification.
    an unmarked highway patrol vehicle
  2. Free from blemishes.
  3. Not noticed.
  4. (sports) Not marked, not closely followed by a defensive player.
    • 2011 September 2, “Wales 2-1 Montenegro”, BBC:
      Bale worked Bozovic again as he was left unmarked in the Montenegro area but could not get enough power on his header from a looping cross.
  5. Not having been marked, or assigned a score.
    The teacher sat down to a pile of unmarked work.
  6. (linguistics) Not marked; not standing out as unusual.
    The use of that word in that context was unmarked.

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