What does unopposed mean?

unopposed meaning in General Dictionary

without having resistance or an opponent


unopposed meaning in Etymology Dictionary

1650s, from un- (1) "not" + previous participle of oppose (v.).


Sentence Examples with the word unopposed

The chemiotaxis in this instance is positive, but the toxins from certain other bacteria may act negatively; and such bacteria are fraught with particular danger from the fact that they can spread through the body unopposed by the phagocytes, which may be looked upon as their natural enemies.

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