un·​as·​signed | \ ˌən-ə-ˈsīnd How to pronounce unassigned (audio) \

Definition of unassigned

: not having or given an assignment : not assigned unassigned seating unassigned tasks

Examples of unassigned in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web For instance, internal controls can restrict accountants from keeping petty cash in an office drawer, signing a bulk of unassigned checks or completing wire transfers on open IP addresses. Lilit Davtyan, Forbes, 3 Nov. 2021 Of the total $58 million surplus, $21 million will remain unassigned in the FY2022 fiscal year budget and $37 million will be set aside for FY2023, according to the release. Madison Bateman, baltimoresun.com, 25 Oct. 2021 Hot-desking is a system that uses unassigned desks furnished with identical monitors, a keyboard, a mouse, and docking station to connect to the office network. Mark Sparrow, Forbes, 26 Oct. 2021 The space will include unassigned desks, permanent offices and a podcast and video production studio. Madison Iszler, San Antonio Express-News, 19 Oct. 2021 Gensler is now working on layouts that incorporate employee lockers and more unassigned seating, as well as private rooms where teams and individuals can work without being disturbed. San Diego Union-Tribune, 13 June 2021 The managing attorney for the Conflict Office told Harris that as of July 31, his office had a backlog of 663 unassigned cases. From Usa Today Network And Wire Reports, USA TODAY, 24 Aug. 2021 Also, if the one unassigned combination is drawn, the result is discarded and the balls are drawn again. Jeff Zillgitt, USA TODAY, 22 June 2021 Over the course of fiscal years 2011-21 to 2019-20, the unassigned fund balance increased from $10.7 million to $16.3 million. San Diego Union-Tribune, 8 June 2021 See More

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First Known Use of unassigned

15th century, in the meaning defined above

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“Unassigned.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unassigned. Accessed 23 May. 2022.

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