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 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, "Americans are on track to buy more gift cards this holiday season than ever before," 24 Dec. 2020 Mercator estimates merchants keep roughly $3.5 billion of unredeemed balances annually. Suzanne Kapner, WSJ, "Gift Cards Are the Go-To Holiday Gifts of 2020," 23 Dec. 2020 The organizations want a greater portion of the revenues from unredeemed bottle and can deposits to go to recycling programs, beverage distributors and police to help stop deposit fraud. Keith Matheny, Detroit Free Press, "Groups want to revamp Michigan's can, bottle deposit law: What it means," 12 Aug. 2020 That number grows by 70 million unredeemed cans and bottles a week, Tom Emmerich, chief operating officer of Schupan & Sons Recycling, said at the time. Susan Selasky, Detroit Free Press, "Michigan will resume bottle, can returns on June 15," 1 June 2020 That number grows by 70 million unredeemed cans and bottles a week, said Tom Emmerich, chief operating officer of Schupan & Sons Recycling. Detroit Free Press, "Coronavirus live updates, May 18: Michigan's partial reopening begins," 18 May 2020 There have been more wicked kings in English history, but none so unredeemed by any signal greatness or virtue. Geoffrey Wheatcroft, The New York Review of Books, "A Discriminating Dissolute," 15 Nov. 2019 The post goes on to say that if there are unredeemed gift cards, they can be used at other Parasole Restaurants. Nancy Ngo, Twin Cities, "Libertine restaurant in Calhoun Square closes," 30 Sep. 2019 What has become the default version, in which hell will endure forever as an abscess of unredeemed evil in a cosmos otherwise perfected and glorified, may be flatter than a close reading of the Greek can support. Nicholas Frankovich, National Review, "The Eternal Debate over the Nature of Hell," 12 Sep. 2019

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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 22 Jan. 2021.

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