un·​ex·​pired | \ˌən-ik-ˈspī(-ə)rd \

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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Curran, 64, served as the park district’s executive director from 1996 until his retirement last year and is filling the unexpired term of Michael Mangin, who stepped down last month from the Village Board. Mike Nolan, Daily Southtown, "Former parks director named Tinley Park trustee," 21 June 2018 Both are former council members, and the winner will fill an unexpired term that ends in 2019. Arielle Kass, ajc, "Pitts holds Fulton County commission chair in tight race, other results," 23 May 2018 Before Haynie’s arrest, Singer was among four candidates who qualified to run for what would have been Haynie’s unexpired term as mayor through March 2020. Marci Shatzman, Sun-Sentinel.com, "New Boca Raton mayor Scott Singer is sworn in Monday," 7 May 2018 The District 9 race was a special election to fill the unexpired term of James Rindfuss, who died in August. Alia Malik, San Antonio Express-News, "Challengers ran strong in two of four Alamo Colleges board races," 5 May 2018 Nikolas Peter Pappastratis won a five-year term, and Katherine O’Donnell will fill an unexpired term, on the Planning Board. Jill Terreri Ramos, BostonGlobe.com, "As 7 percent of Marshfield voters go to polls, a race won by 7 votes," 3 May 2018 Ben Cundiff, Cadiz Cundiff was appointed by Bevin in May 2016 to fill an unexpired term. Thomas Novelly, The Courier-Journal, "These are the people Matt Bevin appointed to run Kentucky's board of education," 18 Apr. 2018 Hyde-Smith fills the unexpired term of Republican Sen. Thad Cochran, 80, who announced plans last month to step down early, citing health reasons. Deborah Barfield Berry, USA TODAY, "Cindy Hyde-Smith becomes first woman to represent Mississippi in Congress," 9 Apr. 2018 The District 9 race is a special election to fill the unexpired term of James Rindfuss, who died in August. Alia Malik, San Antonio Express-News, "Four Alamo Colleges trustees face re-election challenges," 7 Apr. 2018

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1570, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of unexpired was in 1570

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