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met

[met] /mɛt/
verb
1.
simple past tense and past participle of meet1 .
Related forms
unmet, adjective
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Examples from the web for unmet
  • As in any market, what's being sold has to fill an unmet need.
  • They soothe the discomforts of bad jobs, failed relationships, and other unmet expectations.
  • Better measurement can also guide medical product development, focusing attention on a patient's true unmet needs.
  • By fall the level of violence has indeed subsided-observers disagree on why-though many of the political benchmarks remain unmet.
  • The first student project was to determine the unmet medical needs of the town.
  • Their emotional needs having gone unmet, they frequently have trouble understanding or appreciating the feelings of others.
  • It's someone who presents the aspect of the relationship that was an unmet need.
  • With any publicity about her center, calls spike, suggesting unmet need.
  • The problem has to do with unmet expectations, probably including his own.
  • If a new device fills an unmet need, people will buy it.
British Dictionary definitions for unmet

met

/mɛt/
verb
1.
the past tense and past participle of meet1

Met

/mɛt/
noun (informal) the Met
1.
(in Britain) the Metropolitan Police Force: the main police force serving London
2.
(in the US) the Metropolitan Museum of Art
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Word Origin and History for unmet
adj.

c.1600, from un- (1) "not" + past participle of meet (v.).

Met

n.

1879 as colloquial shortening of Metropolitan (n.) "member of the New York Metropolitan Base-Ball Club."

THE baseball season has opened, and along with the twittering of the birds, the budding of the trees, and the clattering of the truck, comes the news that the "Mets were beaten yesterday 17 to 5." It is an infallible sign of spring when the Mets are beaten 17 to 5, and we invariably put on our thinner clothing when we read that refreshing, though perennial news in the papers. ["Life," May 12, 1887]
Used variously to abbreviate other proper names beginning with Metropolitan, e.g. "Metropolitan Museum of Art" (N.Y.), by 1919; "Metropolitan Railway" (stock), by 1890; "Metropolitan Opera Company (N.Y.), by 1922. Related: Mets.

met

v.

past tense and past participle of meet (v.).

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unmet in Medicine

Met abbr.
methionine

MET abbr.
metabolic equivalent

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Related Abbreviations for unmet

Met

  1. New York Metropolitan Opera Company
  2. New York Metropolitan Opera House

MET

metabolic equivalent
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Idioms and Phrases with unmet

met

See under meet
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