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un- +‎ spoken

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  • IPA(key): /ʌnˈspoʊkən/
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unspoken (not comparable)

  1. (sometimes postpositive) Not spoken; not said.
  2. (sometimes postpositive) Not formally articulated or stated; implicit or understood.
    The unspoken rule is to start a new pot of coffee when it is empty.
    • 2013, Tina Marie Lees, Me[1]:
      To melt with the sight of a smile that divulges the words unspoken.

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  1. past participle of unspeak

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