Definition of unaltered in US English:



  • Remaining the same; unchanged.

    ‘many buildings survive unaltered’
    • ‘Other waters available for angling remain unaltered at present.’
    • ‘Progress will be made at the edges but the core will remain unaltered.’
    • ‘Externally the building would remain largely unaltered.’
    • ‘In this process the object remains unaltered and intact; it does not need liquefaction to be experienced.’
    • ‘Times change, locations change but some things remain unaltered.’
    • ‘By midnight though, the contentious page remained unaltered.’
    • ‘The original Eddystone eels have remained unaltered since Dave Beer first made them commercially in the early 1970's.’
    • ‘Whatever happens, it will be fascinating to see whether the French line on the defence against terror remains unaltered after this.’
    • ‘Countryside traditions which had remained unaltered for centuries changed and have continued to do so, with many of the old ways of life lost forever.’
    • ‘He was confident all would go well and as they got in the helicopter and took off, that confidence remained unaltered.’
    • ‘I came away convinced that Etosha was the greatest park I'd ever visited; an opinion that remains unaltered.’
    • ‘It was easy to see why Glenn wanted the land to remain open and unaltered, full of lions, people, and other wild things.’
    • ‘Others show predictable outcomes if dysfunctional patterns remain unaltered.’
    • ‘While the focus of her writing changed for this book, Beattie's goal remains unaltered.’
    • ‘The extent to which most weddings have remained unaltered is as astonishing as it is depressing, and it is to our great shame that this is what most women want.’
    • ‘Although it has remained substantially unaltered since construction, it is now in need of restoration.’
    • ‘The profile of the event has continued to develop since then, although its style and format have remained unaltered.’
    • ‘The policy remains unaltered, the policy is that we are not going to allow illegal immigrants to come to this country.’
    • ‘Most grounds remained unaltered in those boom years.’
    • ‘The relationship between government and press remains unaltered, allowing ample freedom for others to function as Dunlop did.’
    unspoilt, unmarked, unblemished, untarnished, unsullied, undefiled, undamaged, unharmed, unscathed, unmarred, unpolluted
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