un·​des·​ig·​nat·​ed | \ ˌən-ˈde-zig-ˌnā-təd How to pronounce undesignated (audio) \

Definition of undesignated

: not designated (as for a particular purpose) undesignated funds an undesignated area

Examples of undesignated in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Only 2% targeted people illegally seizing undesignated public lands. Fabiano Maisonnave, ajc, 20 July 2022 The money for the purchase would come from the undesignated portion of the city's budget, which currently holds $14.5 million, said Colby Fulfer, the city's chief of staff. Laurinda Joenks, Arkansas Online, 15 Mar. 2022 Wyman Morgan, the city's director of administration and finance, said the money for the design of the road will come from the city's undesignated funds. Laurinda Joenks, Arkansas Online, 1 Mar. 2022 Camping on undesignated sites down long, poorly maintained national-forest roads, ideally next to moving water but not neighbors. Christopher Keyes, Outside Online, 22 June 2020 But Kemp’s revenue estimate, which sets the legal ceiling for how much lawmakers can spend, makes no mention of the other $700 million in undesignated surplus. Jeff Amy, ajc, 13 Jan. 2022 But last summer, the university took previously undesignated funds from its endowment to fulfill the $10 million pledge. Globe Staff, BostonGlobe.com, 12 Nov. 2021 It is estimated that 2.8 million hectares (6.9 million acres) of undesignated areas of the Amazon have been deforested. Clarisa Diaz, Quartz, 2 Nov. 2021 The additional $2 million for the program will be transferred from undesignated funds, then replenished once the county receives federal money under the American Rescue Plan Act. Scott Huddleston, San Antonio Express-News, 6 Apr. 2021 See More

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First Known Use of undesignated

1795, in the meaning defined above

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7 Aug 2022

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“Undesignated.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/undesignated. Accessed 16 Aug. 2022.

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