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/ˌʌn əˈtɛn dɪd/
without attendance; lacking an audience, spectators, etc.:
an unattended meeting.
not accompanied; not associated with, as a concomitant effect or result:
a flash of lightning unattended by thunder.
not cared for or ministered to:
unattended patients; an unattended injury.
not taken in charge; not watched over:
an unattended switchboard.
not accompanied, as by an attendant or companion; alone:
The queen was unattended.
unheeded; not listened to; disregarded:
unattended warning signals.
not tended to; not done or carried out, as a task (usually followed by
He left his studies unattended to.
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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It is not uncommon to see
bags sitting in public places.
Materials they intended to review lie
in their laps while they linger in the previous night.
The plant was a remote
pumped storage plant, which means it was run by remote control from another station.
In a land of healing miracles, neighbors must not suffer and die
Her insurance wouldn't cover the loss, because the jewels had been left
Systems would need to function nearly
for maximum efficiency.
Never leave a burning candle or fireplace fire
Violence erupts so regularly that the teachers are cautioned never to leave their students
His million-dollar house now sits forlorn and
, a dead spot in an expensive subdivision that was once all cornfields.
tollbooths, you may get stuck if you don't have coins you can pay with instead.
British Dictionary definitions for
not looked after or cared for
unaccompanied or alone
not listened to
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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