un·​list·​ed | \ˌən-ˈli-stəd \

Definition of unlisted 

1 : not appearing on a list especially : not appearing in a telephone book unlisted numbers

2 : being or involving a security not listed formally on an organized exchange : over-the-counter

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Synonyms & Antonyms for unlisted


uncataloged, unrecorded, unregistered


cataloged (or catalogued), listed, recorded, registered

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Examples of unlisted in a Sentence

There's an unlisted bonus track on the CD. He is buying shares in an unlisted company.

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Currently, the only glimpses of Ad Astra available to outsiders come from a 2017 webinar interview with the school’s principal (captured in an unlisted YouTube video) and recent public filings like the IRS document referenced above. Mark Harris, Ars Technica, "First space, then auto—now Elon Musk quietly tinkers with education," 25 June 2018 Justice Kennedy wrote for the court, and the government was wrong to argue that the unlisted-driver provision was serious enough to void the entire agreement and allow the car to be searched. Jess Bravin, WSJ, "Supreme Court Rules Lawyer Can’t Say Client Did It When Defendant Claims Innocence," 14 May 2018 Finally, at 8:08am, his own phone rang with an unlisted number. Cyrus Farivar, Ars Technica, "All of Mugshots.com’s alleged co-owners arrested on extortion charges," 17 May 2018 Most chaebol scandals have originated in the families’ dubious attempts to ensure that the next generation inherits control, such as arranging for scions to buy shares of unlisted subsidiaries at reduced prices. Choe Sang-hun, New York Times, "A South Korean President Is Jailed for Graft, but Few Expect Major Change," 7 Apr. 2018 And voters might write-in names of unlisted candidates. Jen Kirby, Vox, "Why it takes so long to get election night results," 9 May 2018 Measuring the returns from unlisted equity investments is necessarily fraught with methodological problems. Stephen Wilmot, WSJ, "Slippery Way to Grab a Slice of the Next Google," 1 May 2018 Chicago principals association president Troy LaRaviere raised $17,855, most of it in unlisted small contributions of less than $150. Chicago Tribune Staff, chicagotribune.com, "Morning Spin: Emanuel to appear at event sponsored by conservative Koch brothers," 18 Apr. 2018 A month later, a study published in JAMA revealed that products marketed as SARMs were frequently misbranded and tainted with unlisted ingredients. Anahad O’connor, New York Times, "A Better Body in a Pill? Experts Urge Caution on SARMs," 12 Apr. 2018

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First Known Use of unlisted

1645, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of unlisted was in 1645

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English Language Learners Definition of unlisted

: not appearing on an official list; especially : not appearing in a telephone book

: not included in the list of companies whose stocks are sold on a particular stock exchange

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