un·​opened | \ˌən-ˈō-pənd, -pᵊmd\

Definition of unopened 

: not opened unopened mail an unopened window a letter that was returned unopened

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Police said several pairs of new shoes with security tags attached were found inside the car, as well as unopened boxes of over-the-counter medication. Pioneer Press,, "Thieves steal merchandise from retailer, cause 3-car collision during police pursuit: Niles police," 9 July 2018 The books were to be delivered today at 10 a.m. No media, just sealed, unopened boxes of books, like the detention center folks requested. Mike Newall,, "Philly kids collected new books for immigrant children at Berks detention center. No thanks, officials told them.," 3 July 2018 Underneath the cart were unopened, take-and-toss sippy cups. Anne Ryman, azcentral, "'We give the utmost care': Melania Trump meets Tucson border officials, tours facility," 28 June 2018 In Alabama, someone tried to sell an unopened box of Hot Pockets. Ian Bogost, The Atlantic, "What Petty Nextdoor Posts Reveal About America," 20 June 2018 About 25 protesters entered Tuesday and handed dozens of unopened toothbrushes, a symbol of disagreement with recent cuts to dental and vision benefits enacted by the Bevin administration for up to 460,000 Medicaid recipients. Louisville Courier Journal, The Courier-Journal, "Ex-Cards sue NCAA, 'tone-deaf' Bevin and more: What to know Wednesday," 11 July 2018 Like this one: During one session on a site called MyFreeCams, a model named Brielle sat next to still unopened gifts, describing her mundane weekend plans. David Ovalle, miamiherald, "'Cam Con' exposes a booming biz Florida doesn't talk about: selling live sex on line," 25 May 2018 Financial disclosures filed by his campaign showed that Trump earned between $2.5 million and $2.8 million in management fees from the unopened hotel. James Ellingworth,, "2 fires strike high-rise once planned as Trump hotel in Azerbaijan," 28 Apr. 2018 Financial disclosures filed by his campaign, Trump earned between $2.5 million and $2.8 million in management fees from the unopened hotel. Fox News, "Azerbaijan: High-rise planned as Trump hotel catches fire," 28 Apr. 2018

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14th century, in the meaning defined above

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