un·​dis·​trib·​ut·​ed ˌən-di-ˈstri-byü-təd How to pronounce undistributed (audio)
 also  -byə-,
 British also  -ˈdi-stri-ˌbyü-
: not distributed: such as
: not dealt out or apportioned
undistributed revenue
logic : not conveying information about every member of the class named
In the proposition "some rectangles are squares," both the subject and predicate are undistributed, since no information is given about all squares or all rectangles.

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web The distribution of property treatment does not exceed the sum of the distributees’ allocable share of the undistributed PHC income for the year, computed without regard to section 316(b)(2) or section 562(b). Carrie Brandon Elliott, Forbes, 3 Oct. 2022 But the Susan Thompson Buffett Foundation is also preparing to receive up to $100 billion in undistributed shares, sources told the Journal. Warren Buffett, Fortune, 28 June 2022 Whether throwing out undistributed food breaks protocol. Gregory Yeestaff Writer, Los Angeles Times, 24 May 2022 Residential evictions are occurring at the rate of one or two a day in Lake County since enforcement of judgments began a few months ago and at the same time more than half the money allocated for rental relief remains undistributed. Steve Sadin, chicagotribune.com, 23 Dec. 2021 In fact, an Oct. 4 letter from the Treasury Department warned programs that failed to distribute 90% of their funds by Sept. 30 that they could be required to give back up to 10% of their undistributed money. Ron Hurtibise, sun-sentinel.com, 20 Nov. 2021 The Net Investment Income Tax will also apply to undistributed business income of trust and estates with no threshold limitation. Alan Gassman, Forbes, 29 Oct. 2021 At a minimum, landlords should be able to apply directly for compensation from the $43 billion of undistributed rental relief funds appropriated by Congress. WSJ, 9 Aug. 2021 End-of-year deadlines loom for renters who need to claim housing relief before states, many with millions in undistributed funds, lose access to them. Sidney Fussell, Wired, 21 Oct. 2021 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

15th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of undistributed was in the 15th century

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“Undistributed.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/undistributed. Accessed 4 Dec. 2022.

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