undelivered

adjective
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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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 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

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15th century, in the meaning defined above

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