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]

Examples of unexpired in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web In 1983, Clinton appointed Hopper to serve the unexpired term of Festus H. Martin on the Arkansas Highway Commission, said Randy Ort, deputy director and chief operating officer for the Arkansas Department of Transportation. Bill Bowden, Arkansas Online, 31 July 2022 According to the Michigan Lottery website, winners must present the original winning ticket, an unexpired photo ID and an original social security card in order to claim a prize over $600. Gabrielle Chung, PEOPLE.com, 30 Sep. 2021 Council is accepting resumes from those interested in taking over Abbott’s unexpired term, which ends Dec. 31, 2023. Sue Kiesewetter, The Enquirer, 22 June 2022 Amodei won a special election for the seat in 2011 after Heller was appointed to fill an unexpired Senate term. Dylan Wells, USA TODAY, 15 June 2022 Lawrence Spence also briefly served in the Oregon House in 2020, similarly filling the unexpired term of a lawmaker who stepped down from office. Chris Lehman, oregonlive, 11 May 2022 Warnock, who is pastor of the Atlanta church where the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. preached, became Georgia's first Black U.S. senator after winning a special election in 2020 to fill the unexpired term of Republican Sen. Johnny Isakson. Jeff Amy, ajc, 16 Apr. 2022 Budish is also seeking to appoint former Cleveland City Councilman Basheer Jones to the Alcohol, Drug Abuse and Mental Health Services (ADAMHS) Board, to fill an unexpired term ending June 30, 2024. Kaitlin Durbin, cleveland, 13 Apr. 2022 Elections were held Tuesday to fill three seats in the state Assembly, left vacant as part of a historic exodus from the Legislature, and an election to fill the unexpired term of former Tulare Rep. Devin Nunes. John Myers, Los Angeles Times, 8 Apr. 2022 See More

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First Known Use of unexpired

1570, in the meaning defined above

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“Unexpired.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unexpired. Accessed 9 Aug. 2022.

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