unelectrified

adjective

un·​elec·​tri·​fied ˌən-i-ˈlek-trə-ˌfīd How to pronounce unelectrified (audio)
-ē-ˈlek-
: not equipped or supplied with electricity : not electrified
a remote, unelectrified area

Examples of unelectrified in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web While meeting with local advocacy leaders in Peru, Bitgreen CEO Adam Carver saw the results of clearcutting in the rainforest and visited a number of Shipibo people living in unelectrified homes and wanting the benefits of modernization. Melissa Jun Rowley, Rolling Stone, 1 Feb. 2023 The program will help poor people get electricity connections at no cost, Modi said, adding that his government is making efforts to provide power to about 3,000 unelectrified villages. Rajesh Kumar Singh, Bloomberg.com, 25 Sep. 2017 Program will help poor people to get free power connections Modi says fewer than 3,000 villages still unelectrifiedIndia’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi unveiled a 163.2 billion-rupees ($2.5 billion) program to ensure electricity for all households. Rajesh Kumar Singh, Bloomberg.com, 25 Sep. 2017

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Word History

First Known Use

1747, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of unelectrified was in 1747

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“Unelectrified.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unelectrified. Accessed 26 Feb. 2024.

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