un·​reg·​is·​tered | \ ˌən-ˈre-jə-stərd How to pronounce unregistered (audio) \

Definition of unregistered

: not registered: such as
a : not having entered one's name on a voting list unregistered voters
b : unrecorded or not filed in the place provided by law an unregistered motor vehicle
c : not recorded with or certified by an appropriate breeders' association unregistered cattle

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Recent Examples on the Web The investigation coincided with a Justice Department crackdown on unregistered foreign lobbying. CBS News, "Department of Justice probe of lobbyists Tony Podesta and Vin Weber concludes with no charges," 25 Sep. 2019 The investigation coincided with a Justice Department crackdown on unregistered foreign lobbying. Eric Tucker, San Diego Union-Tribune, "US probe of lobbyists Podesta and Weber ends without charges," 24 Sep. 2019 The decision is another blow to efforts by the Justice Department to crack down on unregistered lobbying for foreign governments. Rachel Weiner, Washington Post, "Judge overturns conviction of Michael Flynn’s former business partner," 24 Sep. 2019 Manafort was convicted of eight counts of financial crimes in Virginia last week, but he is scheduled to face another trial on conspiracy, unregistered lobbying, and witness tampering charges in Washington, DC, next month. Andrew Prokop, Vox, "A Paul Manafort and Cambridge Analytica associate just struck a plea deal," 31 Aug. 2018 Prosecutors are examining whether Mr. Cohen engaged in unregistered lobbying in connection with his consulting work after Mr. Trump went to the White House, according to people familiar with the probe. Joe Palazzolo, WSJ, "A Top Trump Donor’s Dealings With Michael Cohen Trigger Scrutiny," 9 Aug. 2018 According to the court filing, Manafort began messaging and calling one of the witnesses in February shortly the unsealing of the indictment that included the allegations of unregistered lobbying related to the Hapsburg group. Time, "Robert Mueller's Team Accuses Paul Manafort of Trying to Tamper With Witnesses," 4 June 2018 Saldana, now 50, is serving a life sentence in a Kentucky federal prison for conspiracy to distribute meth and possession of an unregistered firearm. courier-journal.com, "How this couple ran a ‘redneck’ meth empire in an Appalachian county ravaged by addiction," 25 Nov. 2019 Many reckless drivers don't have a license, are operating an unregistered vehicle or have no insurance, Morales said, adding that 136 were cited for driving more than 20 mph above posted speed limits. Jesse Garza, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Reckless, impaired drivers could have vehicles impounded," 21 Nov. 2019

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First Known Use of unregistered

1603, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of unregistered was in 1603

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13 Jan 2020

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“Unregistered.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unregistered. Accessed 21 January 2020.

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English Language Learners Definition of unregistered

: not entered on an official list or in a system of public records : not registered


un·​reg·​is·​tered | \ ˌən-ˈre-jə-stərd \

Legal Definition of unregistered

: not registered charged with operating an unregistered motor vehicle — see also unregistered security at security

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