un·​pub·​lished | \ ˌən-ˈpə-blisht How to pronounce unpublished (audio) \

Definition of unpublished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a : not released for public distribution or sale an unpublished book/manuscript
b : having no works that have been published an unpublished author

Examples of unpublished in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The innovative singer-songwriter’s vast archive — including previously unheard songs, rare videos and unpublished poetry — is currently on view at The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts at Lincoln Center. Fred Sahai, Billboard, 16 June 2022 In April, de Vries presented data at a pediatric conference, still unpublished, about more than 80 patients from the clinic’s early cohort who were now between the ages of 25 and 50. New York Times, 15 June 2022 The team also had access to unpublished blood samples from 40,000 donors in Wuhan between September and December 2019, and reported to have been tested for Covid antibodies. Helen Regan, CNN, 10 June 2022 In its new report, WHO said the experts were given access to data that included unpublished blood samples from more than 40,000 people in Wuhan in 2019. Maria Cheng, USA TODAY, 9 June 2022 Copyright Office’s website to submit up to 10 unpublished works in one application. Marla Matime, Rolling Stone, 28 Feb. 2022 Publishers are constantly sending unpublished works to reviewers, booksellers, and other industry figures; often shifting hundreds, or even thousands, of manuscripts in this fashion. Alex Shephard, The New Republic, 1 Feb. 2022 In 1971, when Stegner’s novel was published, Foote’s memoir was unpublished. Roxana Robinson, The New Yorker, 1 June 2022 The judge overseeing the case sided with Warner Bros. on Thursday in an unpublished tentative ruling that the lawsuit should be moved to arbitration. Winston Cho, The Hollywood Reporter, 27 May 2022 See More

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First Known Use of unpublished

1587, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of unpublished was in 1587

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“Unpublished.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unpublished. Accessed 30 Jun. 2022.

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