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unprecedented
used in The Fountainhead

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Definition
not having happened before; or nothing similar having happened before
  • Francon took him out to lunch—an unprecedented honor for an employee.
    1.5 — Part 1 Chapter 5 (1% in)
  • As she pointed out frequently, she was a lady and had graduated from high school; yet she had worked hard, had taken boarders into their home, a concession unprecedented in her family.
    1.2 — Part 1 Chapter 2 (43% in)
  • Francon's sullen mood led him to the unprecedented breach of snapping over nothing in particular at the one person who had always been immune from it—Peter Keating.
    1.9 — Part 1 Chapter 9 (23% in)
  • I did ignore Mr. Wynand's orders in a matter of policy, perhaps an unprecedented action for a managing editor to take.
    4.15 — Part 4 Chapter 15 (32% in)

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