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EN[ʌnˈnəʊn] [ʌnˈnoʊn]
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  • Unknown or The Unknown may refer to:

    Definition of unknown in English Dictionary

  • NounPLunknownsPREun-
    1. (algebra) A variable (usually x, y or z) whose value is to be found.
      1. Any fact or place about which nothing is known (as in the phrase "into the unknown").
        1. A person of no identity; a nonentity.
        2. AdjectiveCOMmore unknownSUPmost unknown
          1. (sometimes postpositive) Not known; unidentified; not well known.
            1. The Celebrity, by arts unknown, induced Mrs. Judge Short and two other ladies to call at Mohair on an afternoon when Mr. Cooke was trying a trotter on the track. The three returned wondering and charmed with Mrs. Cooke; they were sure she had had no hand in the furnishing of that atrocious house.
        3. More Examples
          1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
            • Therefore, it is very difficult to detect multiresidues and perform unknown material analysis of β-agonists by the antibody-based immunoassay methods.
            • The charbonnier, also known as the sooty head mushroom, is unknown to many mushroom pickers.
            • Archers attempted to take down an unknown swordsman.
          2. Used in the Ending of Sentence
            • However, the importance of the high expression of 11β-HSD2 within the midgestational fetal brain is unknown.
            • Outstanding issues like devolatilisation and istotopic evolution are tied to the disk evolution, however its lifetime, dynamics and thermodynamics are unknown.
            • However, the contribution of plant metabolism of topramezone to this tolerance is unknown.
        • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
          1. Adjectives
            • Adjectives by inflection type
              • Irregular adjectives
                • Adjectives commonly used as postmodifiers
            • Morphemes
              • Prefixes
                • Words by prefix
                  • Words prefixed with un-
              • Nouns
                • Countable nouns
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              Source: Wiktionary

              Meaning of unknown for the defined word.

              Grammatically, this word "unknown" is an adjective, more specifically, an adjectives by inflection type. It's also a morpheme, more specifically, a prefixe. It's also a noun, more specifically, a countable noun.
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