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(especially of a picture) not hanging or hung:‘unhung paintings’
- ‘The show coming down and the one going up were both really good, and the profusion of red dots, even on works as yet unhung, showed there are people about who value good work and are prepared to invest in it.’
- ‘Do you hide it with those unhung pieces of clothing?’
- ‘With a quarter of the room devoted to a children's learning area and the largest wall left unhung, proper thought has not been given to best use of limited space.’
- past and past participle of unhang
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