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adjective unfamiliar pronunciation in American English /ˌʌnfəˈmɪljər/
  1. if you are unfamiliar with something, you have no knowledge or experience of it
    unfamiliar with:

    The joke would not be understood by readers unfamiliar with Jewish tradition.

    1. a.
      used about things that you have no knowledge or experience of

      feelings of nervousness at being in unfamiliar surroundings

      unfamiliar to:

      The rules of the game are quite unfamiliar to most people.

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 unfamiliar pronunciation in American English /ˌʌnfəˌmɪliˈerəti/  noun [uncountable]


a paid holiday given to a new employee before they start their job

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