un·​mod·​i·​fied | \ ˌən-ˈmä-də-ˌfīd \

Definition of unmodified

: not altered or modified an unmodified engine … a right to be born with an unmodified genetic code …— Kelsey Dallas

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The Public Utilities Commission had warned that the initial plan, if left unmodified, would force new water restrictions on city residents or raise customer rates in order to fund additional sources of water, like desalination. Kurtis Alexander, SFChronicle.com, "SF would face new limits under state water proposal," 6 July 2018 This fantastic and complex project byhardware hacker Tom 7 brings the SNES classic Super Mario World for the SNES and plays it (with some obvious flaws) on an unmodified NES console. Eric Limer, Popular Mechanics, "How It Looks When You Play SNES Games on the Original NES," 31 May 2018 The students first built the unmodified power-wheeled cars, followed by changes to the electrical, steering, and power systems. Dennis Hohenberger, Courant Community, "Students Team Up With Connecticut Go Baby Go," 1 May 2018 From a Twin Galaxies viewpoint, the only important thing to know is whether or not the score performances are from an unmodified original DK arcade PCB as per the competitive rules. Brian Crecente, chicagotribune.com, "'King of Kong' Star stripped of high scores, banned from competition," 12 Apr. 2018 With gene engineering available to only the wealthy, society will break down into two social classes, the modified and the unmodified. Interview By Dan Amira, New York Times, "Anne Wojcicki Wants to Be Healthy at 100," 4 Apr. 2018 As a condition of shipping with Oreo and licensing the Google Play apps, Android phones must boot with unmodified, open source Android code. Ron Amadeo, Ars Technica, "Galaxy S9+ review—Faster specs, better biometrics in a familiar package," 15 Mar. 2018 New York State has an assault-weapon ban that prevents unmodified versions of the AR-15 from being sold. Sharon Otterman, New York Times, "Bronx Hospital Shooting Victim Calls for Limiting Sales of AR-15s," 6 Mar. 2018 Young concluded that Cleveland received an unmodified opinion, which is considered to be a clean opinion. Jacob Mcadams, Houston Chronicle, "Cleveland City Council receives good report in audit," 26 Feb. 2018

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1668, in the meaning defined above

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