un·​as·​sem·​bled | \ ˌən-ə-ˈsem-bəld How to pronounce unassembled (audio) \

Definition of unassembled

: not connected or put together : not assembled unassembled furniture

Examples of unassembled in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Ghost guns are exempt from laws requiring background checks and waiting periods because they are sold as unassembled kits, according to the motion introduced by Koretz and Krekorian. Julia Wick, Los Angeles Times, 30 Nov. 2021 Another couch, another controversy in the land of Swedish meatballs and unassembled furniture. Erin Corbett, refinery29.com, 30 June 2021 Chase finished last in that survey, The unassembled convention is fairly new to the Republican Party of Virginia. Kerry Picket, Washington Examiner, 6 Apr. 2021 Greenhouses range in cost from $250 for an unassembled 6-foot-by-8-foot kit online to many thousands of dollars for more elaborate — or larger or assembled — models. oregonlive, 24 Sep. 2020 But production of the Karma soon ended when the company declared bankruptcy and its assets -- including some unassembled cars -- wereauctioned off. Peter Valdes-dapena, CNN, 9 Jan. 2020 This regulation has been violated in the past: In September 2013, Aaron Alexis, a contractor who had authorized access at the Navy Yard in Washington, D.C., took an unassembled shotgun onto the base in a bag. Elizabeth Chuck, NBC News, 6 Dec. 2019 Step 12: Return to the driveway to stare at the 45 unassembled parts. Sally Schwartz Higginson, chicagotribune.com, 17 Oct. 2019 The other day, the unassembled playground-to-be was still stuffed inside giant cardboard boxes shipped from the Landscape Structures playground factory in Minnesota. Steve Rubenstein, SFChronicle.com, 30 Aug. 2019

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First Known Use of unassembled

1777, in the meaning defined above

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“Unassembled.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unassembled. Accessed 28 Jan. 2022.

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