Definition of unsown in English:



  • Not having been sown.

    ‘a strip of unsown soil’
    • ‘All the crops they require spring up unsown and untilled, wheat and barley and vines with generous clusters that swell with the rain to yield wine.’
    • ‘The trial has revealed that the breeding success of skylarks improved by around 50 per cent when small areas of cereal fields are left unsown.’
    • ‘It said the recent rainfall will benefit paddy and other crops already planted or sown and will also facilitate sowing in unsown areas.’
    • ‘The compensation amount for the affected crop should be fixed at Rs 15000 per acre while that of the unsown fields should be not less than Rs 12000.’
    • ‘The precise extent of unsown area can only be assessed after the end of this month, he said.’
    uncultivated, unploughed, untilled, unplanted, unseeded, unused, undeveloped, dormant, resting, empty, bare, virgin
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