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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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There's an unlisted bonus track on the CD. He is buying shares in an unlisted company.
Recent Examples on the Web Amazon, which owns a tiny stake in one of the unlisted firms under the Future Group, has sought to block the sale in an arbitration court. Saritha Rai, Bloomberg.com, "Asia’s Richest Man Takes on Amazon in India’s Booming Online Market," 10 Nov. 2020 That makes a listing more attractive for China’s growing ranks of large, unlisted companies. Joanne Chiu, WSJ, "China Is Experiencing a Boom in Share Sales," 20 Oct. 2020 That doesn’t include Mr. Lee’s unlisted assets, so the figure could be even higher. Jacky Wong, WSJ, "Samsung Wrestles With Death, Taxes and Dividends," 29 Oct. 2020 In January, Amazon had bought a 49% stake in one of Future Group’s unlisted firms with the rights to buy into flagship Future Retail after a period of three years to 10 years. Niharika Sharma, Quartz India, "Even without the Future Group deal, Ambani is miles ahead of Bezos in India," 26 Oct. 2020 Critics particularly note how Lee Kun-Hee’s only son gained immense wealth through unlisted shares of Samsung firms that later went public. Kim Tong-hyung And Hyung-jin Kim, USA TODAY, "Lee Kun-Hee, Samsung Electronics chairman, dies at 78," 25 Oct. 2020 The Swedish Royal Academy had been unable to find Berg’s unlisted phone number, but one of Kornberg’s sons had heard the news very early in the morning on the radio and called his father, who called Berg. Henry T. Greely, STAT, "The two months in 1980 that shaped the future of biotech," 17 Oct. 2020 Amazon agreed to purchase 49% of one of Future’s unlisted firms last year, with the right to buy into flagship Future Retail Ltd. after a period of between three and 10 years. Saritha Rai, Bloomberg.com, "Amazon Says Indian Partner Broke Pact After Ambani Sale Deal," 8 Oct. 2020 One of those unlisted pharmaceuticals, picamilon, is a drug that is approved in other countries to block seizures, Cohen said. NBC News, "'Brain-boosting' supplements may contain unapproved drugs, study says," 23 Sep. 2020

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First Known Use of unlisted

1645, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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14 Nov 2020

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“Unlisted.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unlisted. Accessed 5 Dec. 2020.

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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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