un·​ad·​just·​ed | \ ˌən-ə-ˈjə-stəd How to pronounce unadjusted (audio) \

Definition of unadjusted

: not adjusted: such as
a : remaining in an original state : not altered to suit a particular set of circumstances or requirements unadjusted test scores unadjusted gross income
b : not adapted to new conditions or situations soldiers unadjusted to civilian life

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State labor officials do not seasonally adjust jobless rates for individual counties, but the unadjusted numbers show San Diego County had one of the lowest unemployment rates in the region in May at 2.9 percent. Phillip Molnar, sandiegouniontribune.com, "Unemployment rate stays low, led by tourism hiring," 15 June 2018 The report included the unadjusted unemployment rates of various cities and localities in the county. Roger Showley, sandiegouniontribune.com, "Jobless rate slips to 3.4%, construction jobs highest since 2007," 23 Mar. 2018 Using this adjustment, CEO Mark Widmar earned 92 times more than the median worker, well below the 556-to-1 unadjusted figure. Russ Wiles, azcentral, "Arizona CEOs earn about 80 times more than average workers at their companies," 13 June 2018 The state Employment Development Department issued unadjusted figures for San Diego County which varied slightly from Reaser’s calculations after adjusting for seasonal factors. Roger Showley, sandiegouniontribune.com, "Jobless rate slips to 3.4%, construction jobs highest since 2007," 23 Mar. 2018 In its sixth weekend, Disney and Marvel's Black Panther banked another $16.7 million for a domestic total of $630.9 million, becoming the top-grossing superhero film of all time in North America, unadjusted for inflation. Pamela Mcclintock, The Hollywood Reporter, "Weekend Box Office: 'Pacific Rim' Beats 'Black Panther' With Tepid $28M," 25 Mar. 2018 National net worth, which combines the value of nonfinancial assets with Canada’s net foreign asset position, rose 2.2% on an unadjusted basis to C$11.17 trillion. Kim Mackrael, WSJ, "Canada Household Debt Levels Roughly Unchanged, Near Record Level," 15 Mar. 2018 The Labor Department said that was because on an unadjusted basis the sector hired fewer workers than usual for the holiday season and did not shed many jobs after the holidays. Author: Lucia Mutikani, Anchorage Daily News, "U.S. economy gains 313,000 jobs in February; wage growth slows," 9 Mar. 2018 And nightly room rates could grow from today’s $178 to $545 over that same period, unadjusted for inflation. Roger Showley, sandiegouniontribune.com, "New hotel tax could generate $1.4B even more for homeless, street repair spending," 17 Jan. 2018

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First Known Use of unadjusted

1775, in the meaning defined above

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