un·​bud·​get·​ed | \ ˌən-ˈbə-jə-təd How to pronounce unbudgeted (audio) \

Definition of unbudgeted

: not budgeted: such as
a : not included as part of planned expenditures unbudgeted overtime hours
b : not allocated as part of planned expenditures Lawmakers left much of the money they expected to have unbudgeted— Ross Ramsey

Examples of unbudgeted in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The Commercial Dispatch reports Mayor Robert Smith told councilmen last week that the city saved about $329,000 while adding $476,000 to unbudgeted revenue. USA TODAY, "Burro bandits, sugarcane shake-up, naked bike ride: News from around our 50 states," 26 Aug. 2019 That crowding led to the opening of a 1950s-era facility on the third floor of police headquarters, which in addition to lacking modern safety features also cost the city an unbudgeted approximate $183,000 per month to operate. Darcy Costello, The Courier-Journal, "New director of Louisville Metro Corrections appointed and will take over in August," 14 June 2019 Specifically, auditors found, the E.P.A. was required to notify Congress about purchases larger than $5,000 for office renovations and that the agency also violated the Antideficiency Act, which is designed to prevent unbudgeted spending. Lisa Friedman, New York Times, "Expenses, Emails and a Phone Booth: The Investigations Faced by Scott Pruitt," 18 Apr. 2018 The foundation invested in startup companies that failed miserably, gave big paychecks to foundation officials and others and paid at least $42 million in unbudgeted or excessive expenses. Joseph Gerth, The Courier-Journal, "University of Louisville student newspaper shouldn't pay for James Ramsey's sins | Gerth," 20 Sep. 2017

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First Known Use of unbudgeted

1917, in the meaning defined above

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“Unbudgeted.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unbudgeted. Accessed 7 December 2019.

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