AskDefine | Define unbeknownst

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unbeknownst adj : (usually used with `to') occurring or existing without the knowledge of; "a crisis unbeknown to me"; "she had been ill for months, unbeknownst to the family" [syn: unbeknown(p), unbeknownst(p)] adv : without someone's knowledge; "unbeknownst to me, she made all the arrangements" [syn: unbeknown]

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Adverb

  1. (followed by to) Without the knowledge of.
    He went home early, unbeknownst to his mother.

Translations

Without the knowledge of
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