un·​ad·​just·​ed ˌən-ə-ˈjə-stəd How to pronounce unadjusted (audio)
: not adjusted: such as
: remaining in an original state : not altered to suit a particular set of circumstances or requirements
unadjusted test scores
unadjusted gross income
: not adapted to new conditions or situations
soldiers unadjusted to civilian life

Examples of unadjusted in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web There are two measurements: the unadjusted pay gap and the adjusted pay gap. Cathrin Stickney, Quartz, 8 Feb. 2023 However, Uber also reported its first-ever unadjusted profit and record quarterly free cash flow. Samantha Delouya, CNN, 27 Sep. 2023 On an unadjusted basis, claims rose to 219,391 in the week ended June 3. Augusta Saraiva, Fortune, 8 June 2023 In the meantime, federal spending has accelerated: The deficit in March reached $378 billion, nearly double the $185 billion over the same period in 2022 on an unadjusted basis, the Treasury Department reported Wednesday. Leigh Ann Caldwell, Washington Post, 15 Apr. 2023 On an unadjusted basis, there was a 2.5 million decline in payrolls during January, BLS data shows. Alicia Wallace, CNN, 9 Mar. 2023 But even with the surge at the start of the year, contract signings were down 22.4 percent from January 2022 on an unadjusted basis. BostonGlobe.com, 27 Feb. 2023 Overall, on an unadjusted basis, payrolls actually fell by 2.5 million last month, according to the data. Arkansas Online, 4 Feb. 2023 On an unadjusted basis, initial claims fell by 53,582 to 285,575. Reade Pickert, Hartford Courant, 19 Jan. 2023 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1775, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of unadjusted was in 1775

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“Unadjusted.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unadjusted. Accessed 7 Dec. 2023.

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