unredeemed

adjective
un·​re·​deemed | \ ˌən-ri-ˈdēmd How to pronounce unredeemed (audio) \

Definition of unredeemed

: not redeemed unredeemed gift cards unredeemed sin

Examples of unredeemed in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web And Social Security numbers weren’t required for bonds purchased before 1974, which a Treasury Department report says make up about 12 percent of those that are unredeemed. BostonGlobe.com, 22 Oct. 2021 Concerns were also raised about a large portion of the unredeemed bottle deposits still being funneled into the state’s coffers rather than to the industry that handles the system. Susan Haigh, courant.com, 3 June 2021 Think of all those unused air miles, unredeemed loyalty points and unclaimed rewards from the billions of annual flights, hotel stays, and clothing and coffee purchases. Michael Spellacy, Forbes, 12 Apr. 2021 In a typical year, from 5 to 10 percent of airline ticket credits go unredeemed. Washington Post, 28 Apr. 2021 Any promotional credit remaining unredeemed after August 15, 2021, 11:59:59 PM (PT) will be forfeited. Maren Estrada, BGR, 26 Apr. 2021 The money from the other 50% of unredeemed containers goes to the state’s general fund, totaling more than $43 million in the last fiscal year in unclaimed nickels. Christopher Keating, courant.com, 19 Mar. 2021 That’s because roughly 50% of customer rewards go unredeemed each year. Len Covello, Forbes, 1 Mar. 2021 And with billions of dollars of gift cards left unredeemed annually, that boom in sales could translate to essentially free money for retailers in the midst of their most crucial quarter of the year. Jordyn Holman, Fortune, 24 Dec. 2020 See More

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First Known Use of unredeemed

15th century, in the meaning defined above

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“Unredeemed.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unredeemed. Accessed 24 May. 2022.

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