un·​bud·​get·​ed ˌən-ˈbə-jə-təd How to pronounce unbudgeted (audio)
: not budgeted: such as
: not included as part of planned expenditures
unbudgeted overtime hours
: not allocated as part of planned expenditures
Lawmakers left much of the money they expected to have unbudgetedRoss Ramsey

Examples of unbudgeted in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web As of April, 52% of that money had been spent; 17% was attached to a contract or purchase order; 26% was planned according to district priorities and 5% remained unbudgeted. Mary Ramsey, Charlotte Observer, 31 Jan. 2024 The view from California —Gov. Gavin Newsom has vetoed two overlapping bills that would have forced large California cities to establish independent redistricting commissions by 2030, citing potential unbudgeted costs, Times writer Julia Wick reported. Erin B. Logan, Los Angeles Times, 11 Oct. 2023 As of February, Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools had spent 52% of its ESSER funds, committed another 17% of the money, and planned how to use 26% more of it, leaving only 5% unbudgeted, according to a presentation the district gave its board. Jackie Valley, The Christian Science Monitor, 13 Apr. 2023 That included unbudgeted overtime. Sarah Ravani, San Francisco Chronicle, 10 Mar. 2021 Be prepared at any board meeting to explain significant deviations from budget or unbudgeted expenses. Kelly G. Richardson, San Diego Union-Tribune, 21 Jan. 2023 In both rejections, Newsom cited the unbudgeted cost of the bills as state revenues are slumping — a theme in many of his vetoes this year. Don Thompson, ajc, 30 Sep. 2022 Ball said the overtime deficit would be offset by savings from salaries and fringe benefits, as well as additional revenues from the unbudgeted continuance of providing emergency room security for Froedtert Hospital. Vanessa Swales, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 19 May 2022 The Sheriff’s Office, one of the largest law enforcement agencies in the county, runs the Bexar County Jail, which has been on pace to accrue $4 million in unbudgeted overtime costs this year, with about 200 staff vacancies. Scott Huddleston, San Antonio Express-News, 14 June 2021 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1917, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of unbudgeted was in 1917

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“Unbudgeted.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unbudgeted. Accessed 26 Feb. 2024.

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