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unnamed

[uhn-neymd] /ʌnˈneɪmd/
adjective
1.
without a name; nameless.
2.
not indicated or mentioned by name; unidentified:
an unnamed lover.
Origin
1500-1510
1500-10; un-1 + named
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British Dictionary definitions for unnamed

unnamed

/ʌnˈneɪmd/
adjective
1.
having no name
2.
not mentioned by name: the culprit shall remain unnamed
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Word Origin and History for unnamed
adj.

c.1500, "not mentioned by name." from un- (1) "not" + past participle of name (v.). Cf. Old Frisian unnamed, Middle Dutch ongenaemt.

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