un·​al·​lo·​cat·​ed | \ ˌən-ˈa-lə-ˌkā-təd How to pronounce unallocated (audio) \

Definition of unallocated

: not apportioned or distributed for a specific purpose : not allocated unallocated funds

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The five plants mentioned in GM’s announcement are supposed to be unallocated in 2019. Aditi Shrikant, Vox, "General Motors is cutting 14,000 jobs and focusing on self-driving and electric vehicles," 26 Nov. 2018 The Duluth City Council recently voted to approve adding an additional $12,000 to the Fiscal Year 2018 Budget in unallocated 2009 SPLOST Parking Facilities funds to draft the necessary agreements between the hotel developer and other professionals. Karen Huppertz, ajc, "Duluth approves additional funds for downtown parking facility," 13 July 2018 Payment for the new HVAC system comes from unallocated 2014 SPLOST funds. Karen Huppertz, ajc, "Duluth will spend $48K to replace leaking HVAC at City Hall," 29 May 2018 Ultimately, the $900 million wasn’t included, but hundreds of millions in unallocated funding that could wind up going to the project did make it in. Dylan Matthews, Vox, "Congress’s new $1.3 trillion omnibus spending bill, explained," 22 Mar. 2018 In at least one case, child pornography was gleaned from unallocated space on the drive. Michael Harriot, The Root, "The Geek Squad Is Dry Snitching on Its Customers to the FBI: Report," 7 Mar. 2018 As a result, the Duluth City Council recently approved $25,000 in unallocated 2009 SPLOST parking facilities funds be added to the downtown parking budget for the lighting. Karen Huppertz, ajc, "Duluth approves $25,000 for parking lot lighting," 22 Nov. 2017 The city council and town staff worked out a budget that would use unallocated funds — currently, $12.5 million is available — to finish paying for the new town center. John Orr, The Mercury News, "Voters agree to use civic funds to build Atherton Town Center," 7 June 2017 Prosecutors said that the Geek Squad technician who searched the unallocated space was merely trying to recover all the data Rettenmaier had asked to be restored. Tom Jackman, Orange County Register, "How deep should a computer repairmen delve into your computer?," 10 Jan. 2017

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1869, in the meaning defined above

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