un·​re·​deemed | \ ˌən-ri-ˈdēmd \

Definition of unredeemed

: not redeemed unredeemed gift cards unredeemed sin

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In October, a U.S. Bankruptcy Court judge granted Sears’ request to honor $460 million worth of unredeemed gift cards but that could change if the company liquidates. Caroline Picard, Good Housekeeping, "Sears and Kmart Stores May Liquidate After Latest Bankruptcy News," 8 Jan. 2019 And unredeemed winning wagers are counted as revenue, but may be deducted in future months. Andrew Maykuth, Philly.com, "N.J.'s sports betting generates $294K in taxes," 12 July 2018 Hans Zimmer’s score—cymbal swashes of ecstasy and racing violins for the bottlenose dolphins, electro-orchestral groans for something ugly and unredeemed on the ocean floor—has been much praised. James Parker, The Atlantic, "Blue Planet II," 10 Mar. 2018

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First Known Use of unredeemed

15th century, in the meaning defined above

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