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

Examples of unadjusted in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web First off, those results show why the media use of unadjusted growth rates is misleading. John S. Tobey, Forbes, 28 Dec. 2021 One really has to question how a seasonal adjustment can reduce the unadjusted number by 34% (97K) in the case of the December 4th data, and similar for that of November 20. Robert Barone, Forbes, 12 Dec. 2021 The unadjusted Commerce Department figures show that housing starts rose just 0.5% last month. Justin Lahart, WSJ, 16 Dec. 2021 In that period, the amount of property taxes in the department's budget unadjusted for inflation decreased from $27.5 million to $15.9 million, the Policy Forum found. Alison Dirr, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 30 Nov. 2021 On an unadjusted basis, federal, state and local government employment actually grew by close to 900,000 workers in September. Ben Casselman, New York Times, 8 Oct. 2021 To be fair, even a 2.04x multiplier gets Eternals to $64 million for the weekend, right in line with the unadjusted $65 million likes of Thor and Captain America. Scott Mendelson, Forbes, 6 Nov. 2021 September’s unadjusted existing home sales were about 5% lower than in August but 50% higher than in January. Justin Lahart, WSJ, 21 Oct. 2021 As nominal wages and prices rise, that adjustment will shield more money from taxation and block inflation—currently above 5% on an unadjusted annual rate—from causing a sharp tax increase. Richard Rubin, WSJ, 23 Oct. 2021

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First Known Use of unadjusted

1775, in the meaning defined above

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“Unadjusted.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unadjusted. Accessed 21 Jan. 2022.

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