un·men·tioned | \ ˌən-ˈmen(t)-shənd \

Definition of unmentioned 

: not spoken of or alluded to : not mentioned It should not go unmentioned that two of the last four county executives were former mayors of Yonkers. —Phil Reisman

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Also left unmentioned by Pruitt are innovations lowering the cost of wind and solar power production, which are eating into coal's share of the electricity market — though each still represent a faction of the power that natural gas generates. Dino Grandoni, Washington Post, "The Energy 202: Scott Pruitt praises emissions drop but still hasn't conceded climate change is real," 19 Apr. 2018 A few hours later after initial contact, the three unmentioned accounts were switched from public to private. Geoffrey C. Arnold, OregonLive.com, "Philadelphia 76ers investigating whether president Bryan Colangelo used fake Twitter accounts to criticize players: Report," 30 May 2018 Bowen, who has gone unmentioned in recent mock drafts, believes scouts have a good sense of his game. Orion Sang, Detroit Free Press, "Brian Bowen focusing on future, not past, at NBA draft combine," 17 May 2018 There are other references: the Bogart movie In a Lonely Place, about a Hollywood writer trying to keep the police from pinning a murder on him, and another noir classic best left unmentioned. Gary Thompson, Philly.com, "Kirke captains 'Gemini,' a nimble neo-noir," 4 Apr. 2018 Virtually unmentioned today are the two pilgrims’ identities, known from Luke’s gospel as well as Eusebius and other writers of the early Christian era. E.a. Carmean Jr., WSJ, "Witnesses of the Risen Christ," 30 Mar. 2018 Also unmentioned is that the 8.7 percent unemployment rate in Fresno County is nearly twice the state and national averages. Joe Garofoli, San Francisco Chronicle, "Political notebook: Brown invites Trump to visit Calif. high speed rail project," 12 Mar. 2018 The unmentioned rape and torture and maiming and poor nourishment and killings — and even the legally maintained ban on slaves learning to read — were all just minor inconveniences. Rochelle Riley, USA TODAY, "Column: Why America can't get over slavery, its greatest shame," 8 Feb. 2018 What Russia?The giant cloud that has hovered over Washington — the various Russia investigations — went unmentioned. Jonathan Tamari, Philly.com, "President Trump's State of the Union Address: Eight takeaways," 31 Jan. 2018

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1545, in the meaning defined above

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