unless

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unless is one of the 1000 most common headwords.
unless

Pronunciation[change]

  • IPA: /ənˈlɛs/
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Preposition[change]

Preposition
unless

  1. If you say that x is true unless y, x is true only if y does not happen or is not true.
    I'll be there at 8:30 unless the train is late.
    Unless you help, we won't finish on time.

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