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 On an unadjusted basis, claims fell by about 73,000. Fortune, "Jobless claims fell in November, but consumer spending declined for the first time since April," 23 Dec. 2020 The number of new, seasonally unadjusted unemployment claims in Virginia was 14,509 for the week ending Dec. 12, the most recent VEC data available. Washington Post, "Northam orders payments on backlogged unemployment claims, offers payroll tax relief," 23 Dec. 2020 Added together, 1 million Americans filed initial benefit claims on an unadjusted basis last week. Anneken Tappe, CNN, "Another 712,000 Americans filed for unemployment benefits last week," 3 Dec. 2020 In unadjusted terms, the headline figure in Germany, the unemployment rate dropped to 6% from 6.2% the month before. David Rising, Star Tribune, "German unemployment drops unexpectedly in October," 29 Oct. 2020 The region’s unadjusted case rate of 7.4 per 100,000, which was noted in a statewide report released Tuesday, looks particularly scant compared to the number recently reported in El Paso. Paul Sisson, San Diego Union-Tribune, "County delivers words of caution with Halloween three days away," 28 Oct. 2020 No labor market in the country is as tight as that of northeastern Colorado, with Yuma and Kiowa counties at a nation-leading seasonally unadjusted low rate of 1.1% in December. John Aguilar, The Denver Post, "Colorado’s historically low unemployment rate might be too much of a good thing as labor shortage puts squeeze on businesses," 26 Jan. 2020 That number exceeded those receiving benefits from state programs, 9 million on an unadjusted basis that week, which cover more than 140 million workers. Eric Morath, WSJ, "U.S. Jobless Claims Fell to 787,000 Last Week," 22 Oct. 2020 However, as of Tuesday, even its unadjusted new case rate was 8.4 per 100,000 people. Luke Money, Los Angeles Times, "Riverside County falls back a coronavirus tier; state to focus on Southern California," 20 Oct. 2020

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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 16 Jan. 2021.

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