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Word: unprecedented

Definition: having no previous example; novel; unparalleled

Sentences Containing 'unprecedented'

"Gypsy" also received an unprecedented twelve Emmy nominations.
"Saudis flood market with inexpensive oil in 1981, forcing unprecedented price cuts by OPEC members.
"You must make allowance for this poor girl, placed in so unprecedented a position."
According to one historian, Dalton’s policies as Chancellor reflected “an unprecedented emphasis by central government on the redistribution of income”.
After an era of unprecedented architectural and sculptural achievement, no new structures or monuments were erected for 18 years after Copan’s defeat.
Agriculture also was included in an unprecedented structural change, her face changed dramatically.
All here is so unprecedented, so changed, so sudden and unfair, that I am absolutely lost.
An extraordinary and resourceful leader, Captain Mastagni led NR COMNAVAIRLANT 1086 to unprecedented levels of readiness and fleet support.
At night the temperature increased up to degrees, which at this time of year, it was an unprecedented phenomenon.
Between 1848 to 1879, Mexicans were lynched at an unprecedented rate of 473 per 100,000 of population.
Both are unprecedented investigations of any rock on another planet.
But the England v Wales match received unprecedented national coverage with highlights on Sky Sports and resulted in a shock Wales win.
By the 1930s, the Indian Police "unprecedented degree of authority within the colonial administration".
Due to unprecedented collaboration between the parents of afflicted children HpBCD INDs have been able to be obtained outside of a formal trial.
Every one knows the history of the famous return from Elba, a return which was unprecedented in the past, and will probably remain without a counterpart in the future.
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Governor Brewster took the unprecedented step of denouncing the senatorial candidate of his own party, which only helped Gould’s cause.
He spent a great season in 2010 at Jeju instead, driving his club to an unprecedented runner-up position.
His direction of the largest Annual Training and Additional Duty for Training Budget of any Reserve Augment Unit resulted in unprecedented levels of exercise participation.
His literary work was small, but very significant, because in his poems and plays he expressed his anger and displeasure over hypocrisy and injustice of his contemporaries in a way unprecedented in Croatian literature.
I also sent out an unprecedented appeal for donations to keep the publishing house going.
In 1728, John Gay's "The Beggar's Opera" was extremely successful and ran for 62 times during the season, an unprecedented length of time.
In 1984, the synthesis of plutonium hexafluoride was achieved at unprecedented low temperatures through the use of dioxygen difluoride.
In 2009, they released "Demon's Souls", which brought them unprecedented exposure in North America.
In January 1989, Capitol Records made an unprecedented move and re-released the "Sheriff" album in the US.
In the 1990 World Cup, West Germany finally won their third World Cup title in its unprecedented third consecutive final appearance.
It was an unprecedented decision in favour of democracy and the rule of law.
It was unprecedented in Egypt that several dozen murder suspects would be released without bail a month before their verdict was determined.
News of Gordon's death led to an "unprecedented wave of public grief across Britain."
On April 4, 1921, Zaghlul's return to Egypt was met by an unprecedented welcome, showing that the vast majority of Egyptians supported him.
One of the few major defeats suffered by an Arab army in the first century of Islamic expansion, it led to an unprecedented agreement: the "bakt".
Other northern California rivers, such as the Russian, Eel, Klamath and Rogue Rivers, also rose to unprecedented heights.
Over the course of three years, Zammit enlisted the help of local farmers and townspeople for an excavation project of unprecedented scale in Malta.
Roosevelt sought and won an unprecedented fourth term in office in 1944, but this time with Harry S. Truman as his Vice President.
Technically, this was within the acceptable limits of etiquette, but the size of the apartment was unprecedented, particularly in a place as overpopulated as Versailles.
The Australian Medical Association claims young people in Australia are being exposed to an unprecedented level of alcohol marketing.
The current trophy was first awarded in 2002 and with Egypt winning it indefinitely after winning their unprecedented third consecutive title in 2010.
The growth of forest school has been unprecedented throughout the UK with many practitioners providing quality provision true to the original ethos.
The Independent Theatre took the play, after an unprecedented 20-week run in New South Wales, to reopen The King's Theatre, Melbourne.
The intensity of the advertising was unprecedented in British television history.
The overall upheaval of the early 1750s in Nova Scotia was unprecedented.
The subsequent ""reformasi"" period of relative political openness and transition, included unprecedented debate about Indonesia's relationship with East Timor.
This transformation was made possible by investing unprecedented capital into specialized tools and machinery.
Unprecedented expansion would soon follow, made possible in part by the demand for military uniform fabric during the First World War.
Unprecedented torrential monsoon rains caused severe flooding in 16 districts of Sindh province.
We are used to this type of story in plays and films today, but it was unprecedented and shocking in 1881.
While this didn't break any records, an unprecedented period of mild weather began around the middle of November.
With this backup, availability was an unprecedented 99.6%, when many other computers from that era would fail every few hours.
World War II helped Walter Kidde Company reach unprecedented sales.
Zhang traveled to Germany in 1992 for 3 months gaining unprecedented perspective on his own Chinese cultural identity.

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::: methodical - systematic; N. method: systematic method of procedure
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