unclaimed

adjective
un·​claimed | \ ˌən-ˈklāmd How to pronounce unclaimed (audio) \

Definition of unclaimed

: not claimed specifically : not called for by an owner or consignee unclaimed property/goods

Examples of unclaimed in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Others are unclaimed at the morgue despite efforts to reach family members. New York Times, 18 Apr. 2022 In Kyiv, ashes of the dead are piling up at the main crematorium because so many relatives have left, leaving urns unclaimed. Andrea Rosa, BostonGlobe.com, 26 Mar. 2022 In the capital of Kyiv, ashes of the dead are piling up at the main crematorium because so many relatives have left, leaving urns unclaimed. Nebi Qena And Andrea Rosa, chicagotribune.com, 25 Mar. 2022 In the capital, Kyiv, ashes of the dead are piling up at the main crematorium because so many relatives have left, leaving urns unclaimed. Nebi Qena And Andrea Rosa, Anchorage Daily News, 25 Mar. 2022 And even when financial aid money is available, millions of dollars are left unclaimed every year because the process to apply for it can feel arduous and confusing. Kat Mckim, Fortune, 24 Mar. 2022 As expected, veteran Danny DeKeyser went unclaimed and remains in the Detroit Red Wings' organization. Helene St. James, Detroit Free Press, 8 Mar. 2022 An unclaimed Badger 5 lottery ticket, which was purchased at Brookfield Corner Pump for the Nov. 15, 2020, drawing, will expire May 14. Evan Casey, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 5 May 2021 Any unclaimed funds will be split evenly between the Oregon State Bar and a consumer advocacy nonprofit, the Oregon Consumer League. oregonlive, 28 Feb. 2022 See More

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First Known Use of unclaimed

circa 1616, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of unclaimed was circa 1616

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Last Updated

11 May 2022

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“Unclaimed.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unclaimed. Accessed 20 May. 2022.

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