Meaning of UNKNOWN in English

UNKNOWN

I.

noun

1 place/thing that you know nothing about

ADJECTIVE

▪ big , great

What the weather will be like on the day is, as always, the great ~.

VERB + UNKNOWN

▪ explore , face , step into , venture into

PHRASES

▪ a journey into the ~ , a leap into the ~ , a voyage into the ~

This action represents a leap into the ~.

Motherhood was for her a journey into the ~.

▪ fear of the ~

2 sb who is not well known

ADJECTIVE

▪ complete

The championship was won by a complete ~.

▪ relative , virtual

a cast of virtual ~s

II.

adj.

VERBS

▪ be

▪ remain

These sites remain largely ~ to the British public.

ADVERB

▪ completely , entirely , quite ( BrE ), totally , utterly ( esp. AmE )

His whereabouts were quite ~ during this period.

▪ almost , practically , virtually

This drug was practically ~ in Britain.

▪ largely , mostly

▪ comparatively , relatively

a comparatively ~ actor

She was then still relatively ~.

▪ as yet , currently , still

▪ heretofore ( formal , esp. AmE ), hitherto , previously

a period of democratic development previously ~ in their country

▪ apparently

▪ otherwise

He cites the works of two otherwise ~ authors.

PREPOSITION

▪ to

Gold was totally ~ to their civilization.

PHRASES

▪ for parts ~ , to parts ~

She departed for parts ~.

▪ for reasons ~ , for ~ reasons

Unknown is used with these nouns: ↑ actor, actress , ↑ artist , ↑ cause , ↑ destination , ↑ fate , ↑ language , ↑ location , ↑ number , ↑ origin , ↑ planet , ↑ poet , ↑ substance , ↑ terrain , ↑ territory , ↑ whereabouts

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