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unlooked-for

[uhn-loo kt-fawr] /ʌnˈlʊktˌfɔr/
adjective
1.
not expected, anticipated, or foreseen:
They were confronted with an unlooked-for situation.
Origin
1525-1535
1525-35; from phrase look for; see un-1, -ed2
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unlooked-for

/ˌʌnˈlʊktfɔː/
adjective
1.
unexpected; unforeseen
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