un·​des·​ig·​nat·​ed ˌən-ˈde-zig-ˌnā-təd How to pronounce undesignated (audio)
: not designated (as for a particular purpose)
undesignated funds
an undesignated area

Examples of undesignated in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The income tax rebate, including $250 for single filers, $375 for single adults who head a household with dependents and $500 for married couples filing jointly, would be paid from the undesignated surplus. Jeff Amy, ajc, 13 Jan. 2022 Roadway congestion also occurs at popular trailheads within the park, which leads to parking in undesignated areas and pedestrian safety concerns due to limited roadway visibility. oregonlive, 12 May 2023 In August 2021, Robinson pled guilty to assaulting an officer and was sentenced to 18 months’ probation for a Class 6 undesignated felony. Nick Piecoro, The Arizona Republic, 31 Mar. 2023 Milwaukee County has about $15.6 million in undesignated ARPA funds, the federal pandemic assistance that allocated a total of $183.6 million to Milwaukee County under the American Rescue Plan Act, according to a county online dashboard. Journal Sentinel, 18 Jan. 2023 The impact of the turning economic tide was not immediately clear: Maryland has $2.5 billion stashed in a rainy day account and another $820 million undesignated for specific purposes in Moore’s budget. Erin Cox, Washington Post, 9 Mar. 2023 But the majority of the funds remain undesignated, meaning foundation leaders have not yet determined how to invest the money. San Diego Union-Tribune, 2 Feb. 2023 At some point after the tournament ends, Qatar intends to dismantle the 44,000-seater and ship its component pieces to an undesignated nation in Africa. Ishaan Tharoor, Washington Post, 2 Dec. 2022 The feature ensures that the prioritized signer remains high quality and at a larger size than the video feeds of undesignated participants in the call, even when someone shares content in the meeting or shares their screen, for example. Marco Marcelline, PCMAG, 19 Nov. 2022

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Word History

First Known Use

1795, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of undesignated was in 1795

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“Undesignated.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/undesignated. Accessed 22 Apr. 2024.

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