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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (not heard)
a. inédito
These songs have been unheard until now.Estas canciones han sido inéditas hasta el momento.
b. no oído
Historians have discovered unheard tapes of Richard Nixon.Unos historiadores han descubierto cintas no oídas de Richard Nixon.
2. (ignored)
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
The man's apologies to his wife went unheard.La mujer no oyó las disculpas de su marido.
The victim's screams were unheard.Hicieron caso omiso de los gritos de la víctima.
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unheard [ˈʌnˈhɜːd]
1 (ignored)
she condemned him unheard lo condenó sin escucharlo; his pleas went unheard hicieron caso omiso de sus ruegos
She had not waited for any explanation but had condemned him unheard
2 (not heard)
his cries went unheard nadie oyó sus gritos
She screamed, unheard amongst the men's jeers Their cries went unheard by passing motorists
a previously unheard opera una ópera inédita
The opera has languished unheard for more than 20 years
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