un·​de·​liv·​ered | \ ˌən-di-ˈli-vərd How to pronounce undelivered (audio) , -dē- \

Definition of undelivered

: not delivered undelivered mail

Examples of undelivered in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web That has led to delays, customer confusion and undelivered furniture. cleveland, "IKEA has reopened stores, including the two closest to Cleveland," 8 June 2020 The report could not determine how many ballots were affected, but noted 150 or more undelivered ballots were returned to the village on election day. Patrick Marley, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Thousands of absentee ballots in Wisconsin weren't counted because of mailing problems and tech glitches," 19 May 2020 The offensive backfired: buyers complained of faulty or undelivered shipments, and U.S. officials accused China of using social media to promote divisive and false information. Evan Osnos, The New Yorker, "The Folly of Trump’s Blame-Beijing Coronavirus Strategy," 10 May 2020 Finally, our city auditor reports often highlight bureau deficiencies and undelivered promises. oregonlive, "Portland Commissioner Position 4 candidates explain if they would support voters changing the city’s form of government," 27 Apr. 2020 Quality control troubles continue to mount for Boeing after potentially damaging debris was discovered inside wing fuel tanks of several undelivered 737 Max airplanes during routine maintenance. NBC News, "Boeing orders 'robust' probe after potentially damaging debris found in 737 Max fuel tanks," 19 Feb. 2020 There was also an undelivered package in the storage unit. NBC News, "Postal worker filled Virginia storage unit with mail he couldn't 'make time' to deliver, officials say," 30 Jan. 2020 Your liability for defective/undelivered items or fraudulent use of your card is $50, and many credit companies will waive that. cleveland, "9 popular holiday scams to watch out for this year," 23 Dec. 2019 Lost and found: An architect found undelivered portraits of 167 families inside a shuttered photography studio in Kansas City. National Geographic, "THE BEST OF NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC DELIVERED TO YOUR INBOX," 13 Mar. 2020

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First Known Use of undelivered

15th century, in the meaning defined above

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“Undelivered.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/undelivered. Accessed 2 Jul. 2020.

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