(something) is unprecedented

A "precedent" is an earlier example of something. Something that is "unprecedented" has never happened before. You can use this word to talk about things like:

  • a company creating a product that's more successful than any other product in history
  • an environmental disaster that's worst than any other disasters in the past

...and so on.

This is a very intelligent-sounding word.

This phrase appears in these lessons: