unrecovered

adjective
un·​re·​cov·​ered | \ ˌən-ri-ˈkə-vərd How to pronounce unrecovered (audio) \

Definition of unrecovered

: not recovered unrecovered oil The stolen money remains unrecovered.

Examples of unrecovered in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The shovels had nothing to do with hijacking; this was a cache of unrecovered firefighting equipment. Andrew Mckean, Outdoor Life, "The Toughest Grouse Hunts are Always Worth It," 16 Sep. 2020 It is rivaled only by larger companies like Conn’s HomePlus, Capital One and a handful of firms that buy unrecovered debts from banks and other creditors. Perla Trevizo, ProPublica, "The Loan Company That Sued Thousands of Low-Income Latinos During the Pandemic," 31 Aug. 2020 Hundreds of thousands of unrecovered mines remain around Europe’s coastlines, according to Caput—they’re a dangerous legacy of both World Wars. Christina Mackenzie, Popular Science, "This robotic maritime bomb squad keeps humans a safe distance away," 4 Aug. 2020 Another $50,000 in duplicate payments remain unrecovered. Andrew J. Tobias, cleveland, "Ohio’s unemployment system goes broke: Capitol Letter," 17 June 2020 Utilities warned companies could risk losing millions of dollars in unrecovered investments, particularly for the continued operation and maintenance of pollution controls. Abby Smith, Washington Examiner, "EPA scraps mercury rule math in effort critics say will hamper regulation of pollution," 16 Apr. 2020 And in Hawaii, where lung transplants aren’t offered so donor lungs often go unrecovered, Legacy of Life is testing a new incubator to preserve the organs for shipping long distances. Washington Post, "Where you die can affect your chance of being an organ donor," 14 Oct. 2019 And in Hawaii, where lung transplants aren’t offered so donor lungs often go unrecovered, Legacy of Life is testing a new incubator to preserve the organs for shipping long distances. Lauran Neergaard, The Denver Post, "Where you die can affect your chance of being an organ donor," 14 Oct. 2019 And in Hawaii, where lung transplants aren’t offered so donor lungs often go unrecovered, Legacy of Life is testing a new incubator to preserve the organs for shipping long distances. San Diego Union-Tribune, "Where you die can affect your chance of being an organ donor," 14 Oct. 2019

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15th century, in the meaning defined above

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“Unrecovered.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unrecovered. Accessed 25 Nov. 2020.

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