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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Examples of unadjusted in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web State labor officials do not seasonally adjust jobless rates for individual counties, but the unadjusted numbers show San Diego County’s 2.7 percent rate was one of the lowest in the region. Phillip Molnar, San Diego Union-Tribune, "San Diego unemployment rate hovers near 20-year low," 18 Oct. 2019 As of August, a company must have an unadjusted market cap of at least $8.2 billion (a number that fluctuates based on the stock market’s booms and busts). Matthew De Silva, Quartz, "The art and science of stewarding the S&P 500," 25 Sep. 2019 In unadjusted terms the rate ticked up slightly to 5.1% in August from 5% in July, with 2.3 million people registered as unemployed, 44,000 more than the previous month. Washington Post, "German unemployment steady in August," 29 Aug. 2019 Earlier, Spider-Man 3, the final film in the trilogy starring Tobey Maguire, topped out at $891 million globally, unadjusted. Pamela Mcclintock, The Hollywood Reporter, "Box Office: How 'Spider-Man: Far From Home' Beat Franchise Fatigue," 8 July 2019 Belmont County’s seasonally unadjusted unemployment rate of 5.0 percent in July was slightly above the state rate of 4.6 percent but lower than surrounding counties. Washington Post, "Hospital closings hit hard on the edge of the Rust Belt," 8 Sep. 2019 Following the highest-grossing horror movie of all time (unadjusted for inflation), Chapter Two is on track for a $100 million opening. Isaac Feldberg, Fortune, "Rise of the Super Sequel! As ‘It: Chapter Two’ Hits Theaters, Why Are Blockbusters Getting So Long?," 6 Sep. 2019 Compared with a year earlier, contract signings were up 1.7% on an unadjusted basis, the most since early 2017. Los Angeles Times, "U.S. pending home sales drop the most since early 2018," 29 Aug. 2019 Using the 2017 Census Bureau rankings as a guide, California is likely in the top 10 in per-pupil spending now – albeit unadjusted for the cost-of-living. Dan Walters, The Mercury News, "Walters: Does spending more money on schools pay off?," 23 June 2019

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First Known Use of unadjusted

1775, in the meaning defined above

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20 Nov 2019

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“Unadjusted.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unadjusted. Accessed 6 December 2019.

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