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 CFO John Andrzejewski said the Point Mallard loss will be covered by money from the unassigned balance in the city’s general fund reserves. al, "Decatur water park pandemic losses likely exceed $1.4 million," 6 Dec. 2020 Incumbent Matthew Bowen, D-Dimondale, lost his 10th District seat on the Eaton County Board of Commissioners to Dairus Reynnet, R-Dimondale, by seven votes in a race where 4,716 ballots were cast, including nine for unassigned write-in candidates. Keith Matheny, Detroit Free Press, "Michigan Election 2020 live updates: New turnout record in Michigan," 5 Nov. 2020 That proposal included putting all $15.2 million from the unassigned fund balance for fiscal 2019 toward paying down the deficit. Jacob Calvin Meyer, baltimoresun.com, "Howard County school system announces additional $13.3 million decrease to health fund deficit," 2 Nov. 2020 Reilly said officials planned to redirect voters in unassigned precincts on Nov. 3 to the Loop Super Site at 191 N. Clark St. or to the Maggie Daley Fieldhouse at 337 E. Randolph St. Kelli Smith, chicagotribune.com, "Chicago election officials still looking to assign polling places for 7 precincts in the final stretch to Election Day," 27 Oct. 2020 The mayor’s finance team projects a $83.3 million unassigned general fund balance for the end of 2020 and a $70 million balance by the end of 2021, which could help the county address other unknown costs brought by the pandemic. Leia Larsen, The Salt Lake Tribune, "Salt Lake County takes stock of COVID-19 damage as it prepares next year’s budget," 20 Oct. 2020 Officials found a cell phone taped to the inside wall of an unassigned locker. orlandosentinel.com, "Janitor guilty of hiding camera in girls’ locker room at Florida high school," 1 Oct. 2020 With this budget the amount of unassigned reserves drops below the threshold goal of the equivalent of two months of the county’s operating budget. Charles T. Clark, San Diego Union-Tribune, "San Diego County adopts $6.5 billion budget, largest in history, as region responds to pandemic," 25 Aug. 2020 An excess in unassigned fund balance shows that revenues have exceeded expenditures. Claire Goodman, Houston Chronicle, "‘No weaknesses’ found in city of Katy finances, audit reports," 9 June 2020

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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 24 Jan. 2021.

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