unexpired

adjective
un·​ex·​pired | \ ˌən-ik-ˈspī(-ə)rd How to pronounce unexpired (audio) \

Definition of unexpired

: not yet run out : still valid or in effect : not terminated or expired an unexpired lease/patent unexpired medicine [=medicine that has not yet reached its expiration date]

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Appointed to the village’s plan commission in 1981, 11 years later then-Mayor Richard Hohs selected Karp to join the village board to finish out an unexpired term of another trustee, according to the village statement. Daniel I. Dorfman, chicagotribune.com, "Former village trustee, Taste of Morton Grove founder Jim Karp dies at 63," 30 July 2019 Young has been in office since winning a special election in 1973 to fill the unexpired term of Democratic U.S. Rep. Nick Begich, who was declared dead after his plane went missing in Southeast Alaska. Anchorage Daily News, "Alyse Galvin announces she will again challenge Don Young for US House seat," 16 July 2019 The 2020 special election for Arizona’s senate seat will fill the unexpired term of the late Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz. McSally lost her race in 2018 against Democrat Kyrsten Sinema. Yvonne Wingett Sanchez, azcentral, "Why a retired teacher from Flagstaff will challenge Martha McSally in 2020 GOP primary," 11 July 2019 The commission also would like the finance director, and not the council president, to fill the mayor's position in the event of an unexpired mayoral term. Beth Mlady, cleveland.com, "Brook Park City Council to mull possible charter amendments," 8 July 2019 Neither McSally or Kelly have drawn competitive primary challengers for the marquee 2020 special election to fill the final two years of McCain’s unexpired term. Yvonne Wingett Sanchez, azcentral, "Mark Kelly raised $4.2 million during his second quarter, exceeding first quarter haul," 2 July 2019 One proof of age and identity, such as an original or certified copy of your U.S. birth certificate or a valid, unexpired U.S. passport. Colin Campbell, baltimoresun.com, "MVA adds temporary office in Columbia for rush of REAL ID appointments as deadline approaches," 18 June 2019 James Chatterton, president, National Exchange Bank and Trust, Fond du Lac, was selected to serve the one-year unexpired term left vacant by Thompson's selection as vice chair. Paul Gores, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Madison bank executive Mark Meloy elected chair of the Wisconsin Bankers Association," 6 June 2019 Weiss, a former Oceanside city manager, was appointed in January 2018 to fill the unexpired term of Mayor Jim Wood and has not hired an aide. San Diego Union-Tribune, "Oceanside council’s youngest member wants a raise, term limits and a full-time job," 6 June 2019

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First Known Use of unexpired

1570, in the meaning defined above

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