un·​man·​aged | \ ˌən-ˈma-nijd How to pronounce unmanaged (audio) \

Definition of unmanaged

: not controlled or regulated : not managed an unmanaged forest unmanaged fisheries

Examples of unmanaged in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web That leads to unmanaged diabetes and complications like ulcers and amputations. Jenna Ryu, USA TODAY, 11 Aug. 2021 However, a couple of supply chain components are often left unmanaged: software applications a company purchases for use by its employees and third-party code used in applications created in-house. Vince Arneja, Forbes, 15 June 2021 Concerns are also growing for the fate of the people if the situation is left unmanaged. Helen Regan, CNN, 21 July 2021 All indexes are unmanaged and an individual cannot invest directly in an index. Kristin Mckenna, Forbes, 7 June 2021 The fact is that, a nearby wild, unmanaged area serves as a continuing source of new moles. oregonlive, 6 June 2021 Weeds are defined as unmanaged and overgrown plants. Beth Mlady, cleveland, 28 May 2021 In many cases, unmanaged stormwater drains cause severe erosion resulting in costly repairs to cities and community associations. Stuart Fischer, sun-sentinel.com, 20 May 2021 Vulnerabilities resulting from an absence of cryptography or having noncompliant crypto and unmanaged public key infrastructure (PKI) lead to business disruptions, data breaches and brand erosion. Anudeep Parhar, Forbes, 20 Apr. 2021

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First Known Use of unmanaged

1598, in the meaning defined above

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“Unmanaged.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unmanaged. Accessed 17 Sep. 2021.

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