unrepresented

adjective
un·​rep·​re·​sent·​ed | \ ˌən-ˌre-pri-ˈzen-təd How to pronounce unrepresented (audio) \

Definition of unrepresented

: not represented … portraying scenes from the New Testament up till then unrepresented in Western book art.— Rosamond McKitterick Nine of the 13 states had appointed delegates, but only a few had shown up. Even the host state, Maryland, was unrepresented.— Edwards Park

Examples of unrepresented in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The assembly line approach leaves unrepresented tenants especially vulnerable. Michael Waters, Wired, "To Stop the Eviction Tsunami, We Need Online Chats," 28 Aug. 2020 The proportion of civil cases wherein one party is unrepresented, or pro se, has grown massively since the 1970s. Kathryn Joyce, The New Republic, "No Money, No Lawyer, No Justice," 22 June 2020 The American Bar Association endorsed the call in 2006, and advocates have found a receptive audience in judges, such as Weinstein and Mallios, who have been distressed by the flood of unrepresented litigants. Kathryn Joyce, The New Republic, "No Money, No Lawyer, No Justice," 22 June 2020 And in Puerto Rico, the child enters the courtroom completely unrepresented — a direct violation of CAPTA. Emily Palmer, ProPublica, "The Law Says She Should Have Been Protected From Birth. Instead, She Was Left in the Care of Her Drug-Addicted Mother, Who Killed Her.," 18 Dec. 2019 And in Puerto Rico, the child enters the courtroom completely unrepresented — a direct violation of CAPTA. Emily Palmer, ProPublica, "The Law Says She Should Have Been Protected From Birth. Instead, She Was Left in the Care of Her Drug-Addicted Mother, Who Killed Her.," 18 Dec. 2019 And in Puerto Rico, the child enters the courtroom completely unrepresented — a direct violation of CAPTA. Emily Palmer, ProPublica, "The Law Says She Should Have Been Protected From Birth. Instead, She Was Left in the Care of Her Drug-Addicted Mother, Who Killed Her.," 18 Dec. 2019 Midsized parties were almost entirely unrepresented. Washington Post, "If Britain had Germany’s electoral system, Boris Johnson may have lost the election," 13 Dec. 2019 And in Puerto Rico, the child enters the courtroom completely unrepresented — a direct violation of CAPTA. Emily Palmer, ProPublica, "The Law Says She Should Have Been Protected From Birth. Instead, She Was Left in the Care of Her Drug-Addicted Mother, Who Killed Her.," 18 Dec. 2019

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1643, in the meaning defined above

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“Unrepresented.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unrepresented. Accessed 20 Sep. 2020.

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