un·​changed | \ˌən-ˈchānjd \

Definition of unchanged 

: not changed : unaltered Her plans remain essentially unchanged.

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Belgium are likely to be unchanged from the team that beat Japan, although Marouane Fellaini could be pushing for a starting berth after his impact in that game. SI.com, "World Cup Preview: Brazil vs Belgium - Previous Meeting, Team News, Predictions & More," 5 July 2018 The latest reading remained unchanged from May’s pace—still far behind the bank’s 2% annual inflation target, according to Seoul’s statistical office. Kwanwoo Jun, WSJ, "South Korea’s CPI Rises 1.5% in June," 2 July 2018 The Washington should be generally unchanged from the team that had all the right pieces to win the Stanley Cup. Katherine Fominykh, baltimoresun.com, "Five things to know about Todd Reirden, the next Capitals head coach," 30 June 2018 Their view of current conditions was almost unchanged from May. Their outlook dimmed to the lowest level since December. Paul Wiseman, USA TODAY, "US consumers were a bit less optimistic in June, but confidence still higher than average," 26 June 2018 As with the Walt Disney Family Museum next door on the Presidio’s Main Post, the exterior of what was Building 105, built in 1895 to 1897, is unchanged from its original red-brick Colonial Revival architecture. Spud Hilton, SFChronicle.com, "SF’s newest hotel may have best view in town," 18 June 2018 This figure is essentially unchanged from the 41 percent who texted or emailed while driving in 2013. Karen Kaplan, Anchorage Daily News, "U.S. teens taking fewer risks with health, though drinking and unsafe sex still common," 14 June 2018 This part of the program is largely unchanged from Horizon 2020. Tania Rabesandratana, Science | AAAS, "Europe’s science spending set for another big boost," 31 May 2018 In Mato Grosso state, the nation’s largest soybean producer, the number of blockades remain unchanged from the past few days, with roads obstructed at about 30 points. Fabiana Batista, Bloomberg.com, "Brazil Working Around Strike But Fuel, Food Is Still Scarce," 26 May 2018

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14th century, in the meaning defined above

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Financial Definition of unchanged

What It Is

In the stock world, unchanged means that the closing quote at the end of a trading day for a particular stock is the same as the closing price for the stock the day before.

How It Works

For example, let's say that on Monday, Company XYZ closes at $45 a share. On Tuesday, many people trade Company XYZ — some trades are at $45.50, some are at $44, some are at $45.25, and some are at $45. The last trade of the day, however, is at $45, making it the closing price for Company XYZ on Tuesday. Because this price is the same as the closing price the day before, we say that Company XYZ is closing unchanged.

Why It Matters

Unchanged implies that a stock price isn't showing much movement among investors, but as the example shows, this can be a dangerous assumption. A stock can trade at a variety of prices throughout the trading day, and its price can be quite volatile in that time. Additionally, the closing quote does not necessarily mean the end of all trading in a security for the day. It simply means the floor of the exchange is closed. After-hours markets remain open, as do other exchanges in other countries and time zones, which provides opportunity for the price to change.

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: not changed Our plans remained unchanged.

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