un·​list·​ed | \ ˌən-ˈli-stəd How to pronounce unlisted (audio) \

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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Sovereign-wealth funds, family offices and even staid old pension funds now compete for stakes in newish, unlisted firms. The Economist, "The rise and rise of private capital," 4 July 2019 That fund has promised to exit all its illiquid and unlisted holdings. Paul J. Davies, WSJ, "The Loan That Fueled a Star Investor’s Risky ‘Illiquid’ Bets," 25 June 2019 Among reptiles, the unlisted Eastern Hognose Snake would become a special concern species. Michael P. Norton, BostonGlobe.com, "Bald eagle recovering, two bee species marked as endangered in Mass.," 16 Aug. 2019 Milwaukee lists its torque at 500 inch pounds (the Craftsman is 400; DeWalt’s is unlisted). Joe Truini, Popular Mechanics, "These Are the Best Drill Drivers of 2019," 24 June 2019 That would be great news for PetroChina and its unlisted parent China National Petroleum Corp., which together dominate the gas business in China—not so much for the country’s pesky price controls. Nathaniel Taplin, WSJ, "Why China’s Gas Guzzling Isn’t a Home Run for PetroChina," 31 Aug. 2018 Bankers, brokers and investors that specialize in buying or selling unlisted shares of companies say there has been a significant increase in interest and activity. Stella Yifan Xie, WSJ, "IPO Hopes Trigger Scramble for Shares of Top Unicorns," 25 Jan. 2019 Some recent trades in its unlisted shares valued the company between $35 billion and $40 billion, said a person familiar with the situation. Liza Lin, WSJ, "Chinese Tech Unicorns Try a Different Approach to Raising Cash," 22 May 2018 More What’s more, almost 8% of Tesla shareholders are index funds that follow benchmarks that exclude unlisted companies, according to Morningstar. Asjylyn Loder, WSJ, "Public or Private, Tesla Fans Are Along for the Ride," 10 Aug. 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, chiefly US : 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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