un·​pro·​cessed | \ ˌən-ˈprä-ˌsest How to pronounce unprocessed (audio) , -ˈprō-, -səst \

Definition of unprocessed

: not processed unprocessed film unprocessed foods unprocessed files

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Recent Examples on the Web The Sweet Potato + Wild Rice Hash is made with all whole, unprocessed vegetables and grains and heats like a dream in the microwave. Amanda Shapiro, Bon Appétit, "All the Ways Daily Harvest Makes My Life Easier, From Morning to Night," 20 May 2020 The state’s backlog of unprocessed claims declined from more than 100,000 to around 80,000 in late April. Mike Rogoway | The Oregonian/oregonlive, oregonlive, "Oregon says it is prioritizing thousands of jobless claims still pending from March," 6 May 2020 In early April, the backlog neared a peak of 60,000 unprocessed tests, which at the time represented 64% of the total. Anna Bauman, SFChronicle.com, "California clears coronavirus testing backlog, tops 480,000 completed tests," 23 Apr. 2020 The prices farmers receive for their unprocessed, unpasteurized milk are largely determined by the forces of supply and demand and federal government programs. Rick Barrett, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Assembly Republican plan would cut taxes for farmers," 4 Feb. 2020 As of Thursday, there was a backlog of 59,000 unprocessed tests, the governor said. Los Angeles Times, "Gov. Newsom’s California Health Corps to fight coronavirus is unprecedented. Now he needs to produce," 6 Apr. 2020 Trade lower-fiber processed foods for fiber-rich unprocessed fare. Cynthia Sass, Mph, Health.com, "6 Eating Habits and Foods that Weaken Your Immune System," 6 Apr. 2020 Zatik products are nutrient-rich, made with raw, unprocessed organic and essential oils that contain super-critical, concentrated extracts. Woman's Day, "Made by Nature, Backed by Science," 21 Jan. 2020 And particularly young children need more exposure to unprocessed, easy-to-eat, fruits, vegetables and greens. Jasmine Aguilera, Time, "Trump Administration Proposes Rollbacks to Obama-Era School Lunch Programs on Michelle Obama's Birthday," 18 Jan. 2020

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First Known Use of unprocessed

1890, in the meaning defined above

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24 May 2020

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“Unprocessed.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unprocessed. Accessed 3 Jun. 2020.

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