un·​rat·​ed ˌən-ˈrā-təd How to pronounce unrated (audio)
: not rated
unrated bonds
unrated teams
especially : not assigned a certification mark (such as G, NC-17, PG, PG-13, or R)
The movie is unrated.
the unrated version of a film

Examples of unrated in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Epic says that the questionnaires will be available to creators starting October 16th and that any unrated experience will be delisted on the November 14th deadline. Andrew Webster, The Verge, 3 Oct. 2023 The two-hour-and-thirty-minute unrated film is due to hit screens in the U.S., Canada and Mexico on Dec. 1, with more global dates to be announced later. Gil Kaufman, Billboard, 2 Oct. 2023 Rotting in the Sun is shot in close quarters with handheld cameras and lots of close-ups, of faces and male anatomy in various stages of arousal (the film, showing in select theaters and streaming on MUBI starting Sept. 15, is very unrated). Chris Vognar, Rolling Stone, 9 Sep. 2023 Seven unrated hospitals have defaulted this year, according to Bloomberg data, in a combination of failures to pay and violations of borrowing agreements known as covenants. Bloomberg Wire, Dallas News, 30 Aug. 2023 Sling also gives you the option to restrict purchases as well as unrated content. Stacey Nguyen, Peoplemag, 3 Aug. 2023 The carnage in this unrated feature is borderline absurd (some involving less-than-premium CGI blood spurts), yet the frequent verbal churchiness lends that excess a reactionary quease. Dennis Harvey, Variety, 22 June 2023 In 2017, an unrated copy of the original game brought in $30,000 on eBay, prompting shock and disbelief. David Streitfeld, New York Times, 13 Apr. 2023 The steamy drama opens in select theaters this weekend, rolling out unrated after the MPA labeled it with an NC-17, a designation higher than R that prevents anyone under 17 from buying a ticket. Benjamin Vanhoose, Peoplemag, 4 Aug. 2023 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1648, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of unrated was in 1648

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“Unrated.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unrated. Accessed 3 Dec. 2023.

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