un·pub·lished | \ ˌən-ˈpə-blisht \

Definition of unpublished 

: not published: such as

a : not released for public distribution or sale an unpublished book/manuscript

b : having no works that have been published an unpublished author

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Below, two unpublished images from the joint promotion show actor Joe Murphy as Andy Gump reading the April 22, 1924, Los Angeles Times. Scott Harrison, latimes.com, "From the Archives: The 1924 L.A. Times-Gump family shopping promotion," 29 May 2018 And in unpublished results, Michael Hoffer, an otolaryngologist at the University of Miami in Florida, and his colleagues describe a unique vestibular and cognitive disorder in two dozen people evacuated from the Havana embassy. Richard Stone, Science | AAAS, "Sonic attack or mass paranoia? New evidence stokes debate over diplomats’ mysterious illness," 20 June 2018 German crime is at its lowest point since 1992, down 5 percent from 2016, and there is no evidence that Trump has some alternative, unpublished crime data. NBC News, "Trump again tries blaming Democrats as outcry over his family separation policy grows," 19 June 2018 Now, thanks to Photographing Tutankhamun, a traveling exhibition currently at Cambridge University’s Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, the public can finally view Burton’s photos, many of which were previously unpublished. Meilan Solly, Smithsonian, "Rare Photographs Put Focus on Egyptians Who Worked Alongside Carter to Excavate Tutankhamun’s Tomb," 9 July 2018 An unpublished report from the Caritas charity, which serves the poorest areas in four states, found that in April only 27 percent of families had continuous access to safe water from state supplies. Patricia Laya, Bloomberg.com, "The Army Took Over the Spigots, Forcing Thirsty Venezuelans to Pay," 25 June 2018 Witness one as-yet-unpublished study in late June that was presented at the AHIP expo in San Diego. Clifton Leaf, Fortune, "Why Hasn’t Telemedicine Taken Off? Hey, Blame This Guy.," 3 July 2018 Seven years on, that memory was part of his motivation in launching the JW Anderson Your Picture/Your Future search: to galvanize a new generation of unpublished photographers and image makes aged 18-30. Sarah Mower, Vogue, "JW Anderson Gives Young Photographers a Future," 18 May 2018 In a second, unpublished study that will soon also appear in Neuron, researchers exposed mouse and brain cells to the implicated herpes viruses. Jason Daley, Smithsonian, "Childhood Virus May Have a Role in Alzheimer’s Disease," 23 June 2018

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First Known Use of unpublished

1587, in the meaning defined above

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