un·​con·​sol·​i·​dat·​ed | \ ˌən-kən-ˈsä-lə-ˌdā-təd How to pronounce unconsolidated (audio) \

Definition of unconsolidated

: loosely arranged unconsolidated subsidiaries especially : not stratified unconsolidated soil

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Recent Examples on the Web Factors such as purchases of property, plant and equipment; investment or sale of marketable securities; and investments or divestitures in unconsolidated subsidiaries can be recorded in this segment. Charles Rotblut, Forbes, 17 May 2021 The company owns 29 regional malls in its consolidated portfolio and 19 regional malls in its unconsolidated portfolio along with six power centers and six other real estate assets. Q.ai - Investing Reimagined, Forbes, 5 Apr. 2021 Sand and gravel are extracted from unconsolidated deposits that are screened and sorted into various grain sizes. Brian Maffly, The Salt Lake Tribune, 4 Oct. 2020 The upper Susitna Valley, a more rural area of unconsolidated communities scattered along the Parks Highway, has no drive-up testing. Zaz Hollander, Anchorage Daily News, 2 May 2020 The enemy conducts both offensive and defensive operations, allowing it to hold terrain and overtake unconsolidated areas of resistance. Thomas Hendrix, Fortune, 16 Apr. 2020 The layer of regolith—unconsolidated dust and sand—at the landing site was thin enough to have a minimal effect on the seismic waves. John Timmer, Ars Technica, 25 Feb. 2020 That crust slows down the waves dramatically compared to the Earth's crust, suggesting that the upper 10km or so is highly altered, with lots of local fractures and unconsolidated material. John Timmer, Ars Technica, 25 Feb. 2020 This tool, which is increasing in popularity, allows banks to set up unconsolidated entities that buy up some of their souring loans and then issue securities to investors. Anjani Trivedi, WSJ, 5 Sep. 2017

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1802, in the meaning defined above

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“Unconsolidated.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unconsolidated. Accessed 23 Oct. 2021.

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