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un·bro·ken

 (ŭn-brō′kən)
adj.
1. Not tampered with; intact: an unbroken dozen.
2. Not violated or breached: unbroken promises.
3. Uninterrupted; continuous: unbroken silence.
4. Not tamed or broken to harness: unbroken horses.
5. Not disordered or disturbed: unbroken family ties.

un·bro′ken·ly adv.
un·bro′ken·ness n.

unbroken

(ʌnˈbrəʊkən)
adj
1. complete or whole
2. continuous or incessant
3. undaunted in spirit
4. (Zoology) (of animals, esp horses) not tamed; wild
5. (Horse Training, Riding & Manège) (of animals, esp horses) not tamed; wild
6. not disturbed or upset: the unbroken silence of the afternoon.
7. (General Sporting Terms) (of a record, esp at sport) not improved upon
8. (Law) (of a contract, law, etc) not broken or infringed
unˈbrokenly adv
unˈbrokenness n

un•bro•ken

(ʌnˈbroʊ kən)

adj.
1. not broken; whole; intact.
2. uninterrupted; undisturbed: unbroken sleep.
3. not tamed, as a horse.
[1250–1300]
un•bro′ken•ly, adv.
un•bro′ken•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.unbroken - marked by continuous or uninterrupted extension in space or time or sequenceunbroken - marked by continuous or uninterrupted extension in space or time or sequence; "cars in an unbroken procession"; "the unbroken quiet of the afternoon"
continuous, uninterrupted - continuing in time or space without interruption; "a continuous rearrangement of electrons in the solar atoms results in the emission of light"- James Jeans; "a continuous bout of illness lasting six months"; "lived in continuous fear"; "a continuous row of warehouses"; "a continuous line has no gaps or breaks in it"; "moving midweek holidays to the nearest Monday or Friday allows uninterrupted work weeks"
broken - not continuous in space, time, or sequence or varying abruptly; "broken lines of defense"; "a broken cable transmission"; "broken sleep"; "tear off the stub above the broken line"; "a broken note"; "broken sobs"
2.unbroken - not subdued or trained for service or useunbroken - not subdued or trained for service or use; "unbroken colts"
untamed, wild - in a natural state; not tamed or domesticated or cultivated; "wild geese"; "edible wild plants"
3.unbroken - (of farmland) not plowedunbroken - (of farmland) not plowed; "unplowed fields"; "unbroken land"
4.unbroken - (especially of promises or contracts) not violated or disregardedunbroken - (especially of promises or contracts) not violated or disregarded; "unbroken promises"; "promises kept"
contract - a binding agreement between two or more persons that is enforceable by law
unkept, broken - (especially of promises or contracts) having been violated or disregarded; "broken (or unkept) promises"; "broken contracts"
5.unbroken - not brokenunbroken - not broken; whole and intact; in one piece; "fortunately the other lens is unbroken"
undamaged - not harmed or spoiled; sound
uninjured - not injured physically or mentally
perfect - being complete of its kind and without defect or blemish; "a perfect circle"; "a perfect reproduction"; "perfect happiness"; "perfect manners"; "a perfect specimen"; "a perfect day"
sound - financially secure and safe; "sound investments"; "a sound economy"
broken - physically and forcibly separated into pieces or cracked or split; "a broken mirror"; "a broken tooth"; "a broken leg"; "his neck is broken"

unbroken

adjective
1. intact, whole, undamaged, complete, total, entire, solid, untouched, unscathed, unspoiled, unimpaired Against all odds her glasses remained unbroken after the explosion.
intact broken, damaged, cracked, shattered, fragmented, in pieces
2. continuous, uninterrupted, constant, successive, endless, progressive, incessant, ceaseless, unremitting The ruling party has governed the country for an unbroken thirty years.
continuous occasional, interrupted, irregular, erratic, uneven, intermittent, off-and-on, fitful
3. undisturbed, uninterrupted, sound, fast, deep, profound, untroubled, unruffled We maintained an almost unbroken silence.
4. untamed, wild, undomesticated The car plunged like an unbroken horse.
5. unbeaten, undefeated, unsurpassed, supreme, unrivalled, second to none, unmatched, matchless Her Olympic record stands unbroken.

unbroken

adjective
Translations

unbroken

[ˌʌnˈbrəʊkən] ADJ
1. (= intact) → entero, intacto
2. (= continuous) → ininterrumpido, continuo
3. (= unbeaten) → no batido; [spirit] → indómito
his spirit remained unbrokenno se hundió
4. [animal] → indomado

unbroken

[ˌʌnˈbrəʊkən] adj
(= intact) [skin, seal] → intact(e)
(= uninterrupted) [line, series, run, reign] → ininterrompu(e); [sleep, peace] → ininterrompu(e)
We've had ten days of almost unbroken sunshine → Nous avons eu dix jours de soleil presque ininterrompus.
(= unsurpassed) [record] → inégalé(e)

unbroken

adj
(= intact)unbeschädigt; sealnicht erbrochen; heart, promisenicht gebrochen
(= continuous)ununterbrochen; (Mil) ranksgeschlossen, nicht durchbrochen; line of descentdirekt; an unbroken night’s sleepeine ungestörte Nacht; a whole morning of unbroken sunshineein ganzer Vormittag mit strahlendem Sonnenschein; she was in government for eleven unbroken yearssie regierte elf Jahre ohne Unterbrechung
(= unbeaten) recordungebrochen, unüberboten
horsenicht zugeritten
prideungebeugt; his spirit remained unbrokener war ungebrochen
voicenicht gebrochen; boys with unbroken voicesJungen vor dem Stimmbruch

unbroken

[ʌnˈbrəʊkn] adj
a. (intact) → intatto/a, intero/a
his spirit remained unbroken → ha conservato un animo indomito
b. (continuous, sleep, silence) → ininterrotto/a; (line of descent) → diretto/a
c. (record) → insuperato/a
d. (horse) → non domato/a
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