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adjective, preposition  /ʌnˈlaɪk/

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Unlike can be used in the following ways:
as a preposition (followed by a noun): Her last book is unlike anything else she has written.
as an adjective: The two boys are as unlike as any two brothers could be.
 
  1. 1
    different from someone or something else
    The show was unlike anything we’d ever seen before.
    1. a.
      used for introducing a sentence or phrase
      Unlike most actors, Harris is a rather shy man.
      The festival has been a great success, unlike last year when it rained non-stop.
  2. 2
    not typical of a particular person or thing
    It’s so unlike Mary to go off somewhere without telling someone.

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