un·​list·​ed ˌən-ˈli-stəd How to pronounce unlisted (audio)
: not appearing on a list
especially : not appearing in a telephone book
unlisted numbers
: being or involving a security not listed formally on an organized exchange : over-the-counter

Example Sentences

There's an unlisted bonus track on the CD. He is buying shares in an unlisted company.
Recent Examples on the Web Flanking the big camera is a 13 MP wide-angle lens and a 48 MP telephoto camera with an unlisted zoom rating. Ron Amadeo, Ars Technica, 28 Mar. 2023 The bank’s shares remain unlisted on Wall Street, and its divisions and assets are being auctioned by the government for other banks or investment funds to pick over. Paresh Dave, WIRED, 18 Mar. 2023 The 65-year-old billionaire holds 17.25% of a vehicle set up under SoftBank’s Vision Fund 2 for its unlisted holdings, as well as 17.25% of a unit within the company’s Latin America fund, which also invests in startups. Takahiko Hyuga, Bloomberg.com, 8 Feb. 2023 David Golub acquired around 133,000 shares of Golub Capital BDC 4 Inc., an unlisted, closed-end investment company. WSJ, 3 Mar. 2023 Siebenborn is a member of Cenotes Urbanos, a group of amateur speleologists formed in 2018 to map and document the many unlisted cenotes in Playa del Carmen. Time, 12 Jan. 2023 Kakao Entertainment, an unlisted subsidiary of Korean tech giant Kakao Corp., was formed in 2021 through the merger of webtoon publisher Kakao Page and Kakao M, a cluster of music and TV production shingles. Patrick Frater, Variety, 11 Jan. 2023 The repercussions of private equity giant Blackstone putting up the gates to BREIT, its unlisted $69 billion real estate fund, several days ago have now spread. Heard Editors, WSJ, 12 Dec. 2022 The unlisted company had a net loss of 152 million yen ($1.04 million) in the fiscal year ended September 2021, according to Tokyo Shoko Research. Ryotaro Nakamaru, Bloomberg.com, 9 Nov. 2022 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1645, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of unlisted was in 1645

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“Unlisted.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unlisted. Accessed 2 Jun. 2023.

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un·​list·​ed ˌən-ˈlis-təd How to pronounce unlisted (audio)
: not appearing on a list
an unlisted telephone number

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