un·​rep·​re·​sent·​ed ˌən-ˌre-pri-ˈzen-təd How to pronounce unrepresented (audio)
: 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 In the future, revising the winner-take-all election system might help invigorate undecided voters who feel unrepresented, the New America analysis found. Brendan Rascius, Miami Herald, 3 Apr. 2024 Some sellers, looking for a smooth process, may not want to deal with an inexperienced, unrepresented buyer. Anna Kodé, New York Times, 21 Mar. 2024 In Contra Costa County where Wiles lives, the vast majority of tenants are unrepresented and face numerous barriers in navigating eviction court, says a 2022 report by the East Bay Alliance for a Sustainable Economy. Calmatters, The Mercury News, 9 Jan. 2024 About this story This story is part of Imperfect Union, a series examining the ways Americans feel unrepresented by a political system struggling with a collision of forces both old and new. Marianne Levine, Washington Post, 8 Dec. 2023 Almost half of unrepresented tenants see their case resolved on their first day in court, officials said. Marissa J. Lang, Washington Post, 2 Nov. 2023 This is a community that is largely unrepresented at agencies. Meredith Blake, Los Angeles Times, 3 Nov. 2023 While funding for Latino arts and culture has gradually increased in recent years, Latinos remain largely unrepresented in most museum collections, exhibitions, scholarship, and programming, according to the American Alliance of Museums. Kiara Alfonseca, ABC News, 17 Oct. 2023 The board also approved a 5 percent salary increase for the Fallbrook Elementary Teachers Association, the California School Employees Association Chapter 307, and for all management, confidential and unrepresented employees. Laura Groch, San Diego Union-Tribune, 13 Feb. 2022

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Word History

First Known Use

1643, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of unrepresented was in 1643

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“Unrepresented.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unrepresented. Accessed 29 May. 2024.

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