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 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 His first term also has been plagued by problems at the Bexar County Jail, including improper transfers or inadvertent releases of inmates, high turnover of guards and unbudgeted overtime costs. Scott Huddleston, ExpressNews.com, 17 Oct. 2020 That’s an unbudgeted cost—and states, unlike the federal government, are required to balance their budgets. Maryn Mckenna, Wired, 16 Oct. 2020 According to the resolution, the city will use contingency funds for unbudgeted expenses, including $125,806 for an annual Axon cost and $115,731 for the purchase of cameras in police vehicles and interview rooms. Eddie Morales, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 8 Oct. 2020 Organizations across the health and human services sector spent millions of unbudgeted dollars on personal protective equipment, cleaning services, overtime and hazard pay for workers and technology needed to pivot to telehealth. Michael Hamad, courant.com, 7 Sep. 2020 Coronavirus Relief Fund distribution, these funds can only cover certain unbudgeted expenses. Star Tribune, 6 Aug. 2020 Not only is tax revenue falling, but unbudgeted spending is on the rise. Conrad Swanson, The Denver Post, 14 Apr. 2020 The $37 million for higher ed, coming directly from the CARES Act, can be used to reimburse necessary, unbudgeted expenditures made in response to the pandemic. Allison Garfield, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 17 June 2020 See More

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First Known Use of unbudgeted

1917, in the meaning defined above

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“Unbudgeted.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unbudgeted. Accessed 25 May. 2022.

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