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Not matched or equalled:‘he has a talent unmatched by any other politician’
unequalled, unrivalled, unparalleled, unbeaten, unsurpassedpeerless, matchless, without equal, without parallel, incomparable, beyond compare, inimitable, superlative, extraordinary, supreme, top, paramount, outstanding, second to none, in a class of its own, consummate, record, best ever, nonpareil, unique, singular, rare, perfectView synonyms
- ‘The Indian's obsession for politics and politicians remains unmatched by people of any nationality.’
- ‘His record of awards and accolades must be unmatched by any other Australian musical figure.’
- ‘But the pace and playability of this game is unmatched even today.’
- ‘Death and destruction on a scale unmatched in all recorded history.’
- ‘The intertwining of story and history remains unmatched and, even with its great length, nothing feels extraneous.’
- ‘The necklace is famous for its unmatched brilliance and extraordinary design.’
- ‘This geographic spread gives Japan a climatic diversity unmatched in countries of comparable size.’
- ‘Any unmatched records were excluded from the live system but retained for potential matching.’
- ‘I could only gaze at it, my image reflecting perfectly from its unmatched sheen.’
- ‘In the colonial era, this argument was put forward with unmatched force both by Hindu and Muslim communalists.’
- ‘Hogan was a superhero, unbeatable and unmatched in popularity.’
- ‘Additionally, the Parthenon Marbles have always been on show here free of charge, a generosity unmatched in Athens.’
- ‘As former chief fire officer, Pat Forkan, recalls, his ability behind the wheel was unmatched.’
- ‘His range of experience dealing with difficult questions of federal law is unmatched.’
- ‘That is a work ethic unmatched by any modern British group.’
- ‘He was the star, recording an unmatched 24 birdies and four-and-a-half points.’
- ‘But the notion that their voices have a purity unmatched by girls is not based on scientific fact, according to a new study.’
- ‘If true, it is a feat of economic wizardry unmatched in the western industrialized world in the last quarter century.’
- ‘It is the unmatched reliability of the Italian cars over the past five seasons that has been the foundation of his success.’
- ‘Rather, his background and unmatched record mark him as one of the very best, perhaps even the best.’
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