ungraded

adjective
un·​grad·​ed | \ ˌən-ˈgrā-dəd How to pronounce ungraded (audio) \

Definition of ungraded

: not graded: such as
a : not assigned a grade an ungraded writing assignment also : awaiting assignment of a grade a stack of ungraded term papers
b : having no grade levels … rural areas, whose one-room, ungraded, common schools were responsible for the high average level of basic education in the state.— Daniel Scott Smith
c : not leveled or smoothed to a horizontal surface or a gradual slope … highways over whose rock-strewn, ungraded surfaces increasing numbers of wagons and carts rumbled and clattered …— Bernard Bailyn

Examples of ungraded in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web There were two ungraded stakes restricted to California breds: Smuggler’s Run ($4.00) won the 6½-furlong $150,000 Echo Eddie Stakes for 3-year-olds for Richard Baltas and Joe Bravo. John Cherwaspecial Contributor, Los Angeles Times, 9 Apr. 2022 The holiday weekend’s schedule of eight stakes races begins today with the ungraded Generous Portion Stakes. Bill Center, San Diego Union-Tribune, 2 Sep. 2021 This weekend: Two ungraded stakes races for older fillies and mares on the turf topped by Sunday’s Solana Beach Stakes at a mile. Bill Center, San Diego Union-Tribune, 12 Aug. 2021 The sixth day of the summer season will have two ungraded stakes today — the $150,000 California Dreamin’ Stakes (11/16-miles on the turf for older Cal-breds) and the $80,000 Daisycutter Handicap (5 furlongs on the turf for older fillies and mares). Bill Center, San Diego Union-Tribune, 24 July 2021 An ungraded membership with at-home workouts and personal training will be around $70 a month. Sarah Hauer, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 29 June 2021 Graham was shocked by this state of affairs, and by the gulf in value between graded and ungraded cards. Will Bedingfield, Wired, 13 June 2021 The 6-year-old mare has won six-of-26 lifetime, including an ungraded stakes three back. John Cherwa, Los Angeles Times, 9 May 2021 Gregorian Chant is coming off a win in the Clocker Corner, an ungraded stakes. John Cherwa, Los Angeles Times, 13 Mar. 2021 See More

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First Known Use of ungraded

1840, in the meaning defined above

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“Ungraded.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ungraded. Accessed 4 Jul. 2022.

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