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 Tilton is particularly concerned about the undesignated $250 million and an accompanying clause about debt. James Brooks, Anchorage Daily News, "Alaska Senate approves fixes for capital budget and reverse sweep," 21 July 2019 The governor had proposed $3.6 billion in undesignated general fund spending, according to Legislative Finance Division figures. James Brooks, Anchorage Daily News, "Alaska lawmakers advance compromise budget for final shutdown-averting votes," 9 June 2019 In late April, a white woman called police because two black men were using a charcoal grill in an undesignated area at Lake Merritt. SFChronicle.com, "We should think deeply about the Alison Ettel viral video — and why it matters," 28 June 2018 After that, criminal prosecutors can begin analyzing undesignated files, the judge said. CBS News, "Prosecutors to get more than 4 million files from Michael Cohen," 26 June 2018 Instead, directors deeply reduced requested education spending and used $2 million in undesignated funds. Jesse Leavenworth, Courant Community, "Manchester To Send Extra Car Tax Bill," 13 Dec. 2017 The budget proposed by County Manager Hannes Zacharias April 27 holds out $2.4 million in undesignated spending that could be used to reduce the mill levy rate by a quarter mill for the county taxing district. By Roxie Hammill, kansascity, "Lower property tax rate? No promises, but that may happen next year," 3 May 2017

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First Known Use of undesignated

1795, in the meaning defined above

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“Undesignated.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/undesignated. Accessed 4 Aug. 2020.

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