unincorporated

adjective

un·​in·​cor·​po·​rat·​ed ˌən-in-ˈkȯr-pə-ˌrā-təd How to pronounce unincorporated (audio)
: lacking corporate status : not formed into a legal corporation : not incorporated
an unincorporated village/community
an unincorporated business/association

Examples of unincorporated in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web But their neighborhood in unincorporated Bloomington is rapidly transforming, as developers convert the 10 Freeway and its adjacent communities into a logistics corridor connecting goods shipped into Southern California ports with online shoppers across the nation. Rebecca Plevin, Los Angeles Times, 6 June 2024 Just this year, there have been 85 fire hydrants stolen from the unincorporated area of Los Angeles County. Greg Wehner, Fox News, 6 June 2024 The aide was booked into county jail after being arrested by a school resource officer assigned to Steele Canyon High School in an unincorporated area near Jamul, said sheriff’s Sgt. Karen Kucher, San Diego Union-Tribune, 5 June 2024 In the East Bay, the Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors earlier this month agreed to pause their all-electric building requirement and gas ban in unincorporated areas of the county. Stephanie Lam, The Mercury News, 27 May 2024 See all Example Sentences for unincorporated 

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Word History

First Known Use

circa 1732, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of unincorporated was circa 1732

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“Unincorporated.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unincorporated. Accessed 20 Jun. 2024.

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