un·​ranked | \ˌən-ˈraŋ(k)t \

Definition of unranked 

: not ranked especially : not included in a ranked list (as of favorites) The team was unranked last season. an unranked boxer unranked colleges

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The Pioneers were beaten at home by then-unranked Boone 78-76. Buddy Collings, OrlandoSentinel.com, "Leesburg rises above Oak Ridge in basketball rankings | Super 16," 13 Feb. 2018 Region 1 – Tift County, the defending champion but unranked, is 15-6 overall, 4-0 in region play. AJC.com, "7A boys basketball: Newton gets big win; Region 6 tightens," 28 Jan. 2018 The other defending champions are Tift County (unranked in AAAAAAA), Pace Academy (No. 9 in AAA), South Atlanta (No. 6 in AA), Greenforest Christian (No. 7 in A private) and Wilkinson County (No. 6 in A public). AJC.com, "Boys basketball rankings: Four No. 1 teams are still undefeated," 14 Jan. 2018 With a win, Highlands would play unranked Paintsville out of the 15th Region or Region 2 champion Christian County in the evening session on Saturday. James Weber, Cincinnati.com, "Ryle softball and Highlands, Campbell County baseball start state championship chases," 6 June 2018 Although unranked in the Associated Press Top 25, the Aggies are No. Brent Zwerneman, San Antonio Express-News, "A&M tries to maintain momentum," 2 Mar. 2018 The Maryland men’s basketball team added a fifth player to its highly ranked 2018 recruiting class Thursday, when unranked small forward Trace Ramsey committed to the program on Twitter. The Baltimore Sun, baltimoresun.com, "Maryland men's basketball adds small forward Trace Ramsey to 2018 recruiting class," 26 Apr. 2018 Sleeper team: Dearborn Divine Child came into the postseason unranked but has handled its opponents well, including an extra-inning win over No. Tom Lang, Detroit Free Press, "High school softball state championship predictions," 13 June 2018 Since creating the institute, Northwestern Memorial Hospital’s cardiology and heart surgery program went from unranked to seventh in the annual U.S. News & World Report hospital rankings. Robert Channick, chicagotribune.com, "$25 million gift will help Northwestern Medicine develop artificial intelligence to treat heart disease," 26 June 2018

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First Known Use of unranked

circa 1658, in the meaning defined above

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