un·​ad·​ver·​tised | \ ˌən-ˈad-vər-ˌtīzd How to pronounce unadvertised (audio) \

Definition of unadvertised

: not publically announced or made known in an advertisement : not advertised unadvertised discounts The concert sold out despite being unadvertised.

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Recent Examples on the Web This jazzy lounge trio's annual holiday shows with unadvertised all-star guests have become a must-see December tradition in the Twin Cities. Star Tribune, "Twin Cities lounge trio New Standards deliver a joyously jazzy 'Holiday Show' album," 10 Dec. 2020 When Marchena announced his firm would give up the contract, the DeSantis appointees — plus a holdover appointee from former Gov. Rick Scott — then tried to give unadvertised, no-bid contracts to two other attorneys to replace him. Jason Garcia, orlandosentinel.com, "Orlando airport to leave the fate of its top legal job up in the air," 14 Oct. 2020 Keyes says the best finds are unadvertised deals that happen sporadically year-round. Natalie B. Compton, chicagotribune.com, "How to find the best travel deals on Black Friday and Travel Deal Tuesday, according to experts," 29 Nov. 2019 The unadvertised fees could affect how consumers weigh their decision to cut the cord and switch to online services, which don’t charge any such fees. Aaron Pressman, Fortune, "Why Your Cable TV Bill Is Much Higher Than Advertised," 3 Oct. 2019 Instead of the old village center, locals now head to a new weekly farmers market on the outskirts — away from the busy tourist routes and largely unadvertised. Washington Post, "Nothing to see here: Popular European destinations want fewer tourists," 9 Aug. 2019 There, Long Island Catholic Supply was running a small, unadvertised sale on Christmas ornaments. Jamie Lauren Keiles, Vox, "The bleak hope of the day-after-Christmas sale," 27 Dec. 2018 While a frontline customer service rep is rarely authorized to negotiate bills or offer unadvertised promotions, a customer retention rep can cut deals to keep you a customer. Popular Mechanics, "How to Call Customer Service and Get What You Want," 8 July 2016 Some even consider the ability to exercise this power to be one of the unadvertised perks their managerial promotion secured for them. Anchorage Daily News, "My insecure supervisor controls my future," 28 Jan. 2018

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First Known Use of unadvertised

1864, in the meaning defined above

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“Unadvertised.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unadvertised. Accessed 6 Mar. 2021.

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