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Etymology

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un- +‎ solicited

Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): /ˌʌnsəˈlɪsɪtɪd/
  • Audio (US):(file)
  • Hyphenation: un‧so‧li‧cit‧ed

Adjective

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unsolicited (comparative more unsolicited, superlative most unsolicited)

  1. Not requested, welcomed nor invited.
    People have become very frustrated with unsolicited sales calls.
    • 2013 May 25, “No hiding place”, in The Economist[1], volume 407, number 8837, page 74:
      In America alone, people spent $170 billion on “direct marketing”—junk mail of both the physical and electronic varieties—last year. Yet of those who received unsolicited adverts through the post, only 3% bought anything as a result.

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