undelivered

adjective
un·de·liv·ered | \ ˌən-di-ˈli-vərd , -dē- \

Definition of undelivered 

: not delivered undelivered mail

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The other choice, CFM International’s Leap turbine, is also contributing to the number of aircraft that have been undelivered. Benjamin D Katz, Bloomberg.com, "Airbus Sees Higher Costs From A320Neo Delays as Gliders Hit 100," 3 June 2018 Between five and 10 planes remain undelivered at Lockheed’s huge facility near Fort Worth, Texas, because the U.S. Air Force won’t accept them until the repair issue is resolved. Doug Cameron, WSJ, "Lockheed Aims to Mend Fences With Pentagon Over F-35 Costs," 24 Apr. 2018 The prospects for Trump's promised but still-undelivered peace plan were already looking dim, Shapiro admitted. Adam Taylor, Washington Post, "Joy in Jerusalem overshadowed by death in Gaza," 15 May 2018 Its Leap turbine, which is also running behind schedule, has contributed to the number of aircraft that have been undelivered. Benjamin Katz, The Seattle Times, "Airbus will miss its A320neo delivery goal after engine problems," 3 July 2018 This undelivered missive is one of the great paternal indictments in all of European literature, written by a shy, sickly, painfully sensitive 36-year-old Kafka and addressed to his brusque and authoritarian father, Hermann. Jeremy Eichler, BostonGlobe.com, "Kafka encaged, writing to his father," 18 June 2018 But those two were undelivered fetuses, researcher said. Jared Gilmour, miamiherald, "He was hunting wild mushrooms. Instead he found a rare, inexplicable two-headed deer | Miami Herald," 10 May 2018 Federal prosecutors allege that 53-year-old Aleksey Germash, who worked for the USPS in New York City for 16 years, had 17,000 pieces of undelivered mail. Josh Magness, miamiherald, "'Overwhelmed' mailman kept 17,000 letters — but said he delivered 'important' ones, cops say | Miami Herald," 21 Apr. 2018 Aleksey Germash, 53, allegedly had pieces of undelivered mail in at his home, car and work locker. Ellie Kaufman, CNN, "Feds say 'overwhelmed' mailman stashed 17,000 pieces of mail," 20 Apr. 2018

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First Known Use of undelivered

15th century, in the meaning defined above

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