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

Definition of undelivered

: not delivered undelivered mail

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The company weathered complaints last year about undelivered orders at Christmas. William Thornton | Wthornton@al.com, al.com, "This Alabama company was spotlighted at the White House," 16 July 2019 An email sent to his account was returned undelivered. Justin Rohrlich, Quartz, "Man arrested for smuggling immigrants after answering Craigslist ad," 28 June 2019 But a few undelivered promises, especially at the border. Nr Staff, National Review, "The Editors Podcast: Restarts, Rallies, and Regulations," 22 June 2019 Given the dismal state of Britain’s Conservative government, with Brexit undelivered and the party engaged in a bloody leadership contest, this is hardly a ringing endorsement of Jeremy Corbyn’s leadership. The Economist, "Labour holds Peterborough, slowing the Brexit Party’s momentum," 7 June 2019 Activists in Miami-Dade County have been protesting around photos of undelivered ballots stacked inside a mail distribution center. Stavros Agorakis, Vox, "Florida judge sides with Democrats, giving thousands a second chance to fix their ballots," 15 Nov. 2018 As Boeing continues to roll 52 planes off assembly lines each month, that means the backlog of unfinished and undelivered planes was cut last month by nine aircraft, the first reduction since the build-up began in the year’s second quarter. Dominic Gates, The Seattle Times, "Boeing finally begins to reduce its 737 delivery backlog," 9 Oct. 2018 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

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First Known Use of undelivered

15th century, in the meaning defined above

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