un seen

unseen

[uhn-seen]
adjective
1.
not seen; unperceived; unobserved; invisible.
2.
recognized or comprehended without prior study, as a written text or musical score.

Origin:
1150–1200; Middle English unsene, unsehene; see un-1, seen

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unseen (ʌnˈsiːn)
 
adj
1.  not observed or perceived; invisible
2.  (of passages of writing) not previously seen or prepared
 
n
3.  chiefly (Brit) a passage, not previously seen, that is presented to students for translation

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unseen
early 13c., from un- (1) "not" + pp. of see (v.). Cf. O.E. ungesewen, M.Du. ongesien, Du. ongezien, O.H.G. ungesëhan, Ger. ungesehen, O.N. usenn.
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