un·​as·​sem·​bled | \ˌən-ə-ˈsem-bəld \

Definition of unassembled 

: not connected or put together : not assembled unassembled furniture

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So far, the Trump tariffs have ignored that logic, exempting major products to focus on minerals, metals, and unassembled components. Russell Brandom, The Verge, "How Trump’s tariffs will hurt US tech companies," 18 Sep. 2018 Atop each lab bench sat an unassembled car, emblazoned with a child's name. Kate Horowitz, Popular Mechanics, "Why Power Wheels Are the Perfect Physical Therapy Tool for Kids," 9 Aug. 2016 Pack delicate items like the layers of an unassembled cake or cookies in sturdy cardboard boxes, tins, or Tupperware, and surround them with clothes. Devra Ferst, Condé Nast Traveler, "TSA Food Rules: All the Tricks You Need to Fly," 4 Jan. 2018 The regulations on mail order sales don’t address unassembled ammunition parts bought by those who make their own. Ryan Sabalow, sacbee, "Here are the new California gun laws that take effect in 2018 | The Sacramento Bee," 11 Dec. 2017 Today, the unassembled pieces of the Freedom Bridge lie across a grassy construction site like giant Lego blocks. Ryan Lenora Brown, The Christian Science Monitor, "In South Sudan's capital, a bridge – and a nation – on hold," 18 Sep. 2017 This is one of those gifts that come unassembled, that take a while to put together. Nick Canepa, sandiegouniontribune.com, "Despite their sorry record, Padres sure can entertain," 2 July 2017 The Manassas and Manassas Park Cities Democratic Committee will hold an unassembled party caucus 6:30-8:30 p.m. Thursday to select a Democratic nominee for city of Manassas commissioner of the revenue in the Nov. 7 general election. Sarah Lane, Washington Post, "Prince William County news in brief," 5 June 2017 Social media lit up late Thursday with reports from concertgoers who described an unassembled festival site, lost luggage, and inadequate transportation. Jem Aswad, chicagotribune.com, "Ja Rule's Fyre Festival postponed as chaos erupts at weekend concert in the Bahamas," 28 Apr. 2017

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1777, in the meaning defined above

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