un·​screened | \ ˌən-ˈskrēnd How to pronounce unscreened (audio) \

Definition of unscreened

: not screened: such as
a : not shut off or protected by a screen an unscreened porch unscreened windows
b : not passed through a screening device or procedure unscreened questions unscreened luggage

Examples of unscreened in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Use mosquito netting when sleeping outdoors or in an unscreened structure and to protect small babies when outdoors. Hartford Courant, 27 July 2022 What this means is that one-third of applicants go unscreened. Raghu Gollamudi, Forbes, 19 July 2022 The puck zipped by the goalie, near post, stick side, unscreened. Filip Bondy, Hartford Courant, 12 June 2022 Use mosquito netting when sleeping outdoors or in an unscreened structure and to protect babies when outdoors. Keira Wingate, USA TODAY, 5 Oct. 2021 Kelly imagined the program wouldn’t work at restaurants and busy stores — places where unscreened customers far outnumber screened employees, unless the plan was to test them too. BostonGlobe.com, 30 Jan. 2021 Out-of-control children were dosed with adult tranquilizers, administered through unsterilized needles, while many who fell ill received transfusions of unscreened blood. Krista Stevens, Longreads, 10 Aug. 2020 The milk is unscreened and unpasteurized, which is why both the Food and Drug Administration and the American Academy of Pediatrics advise against using it. Zoe Greenberg, BostonGlobe.com, 10 Aug. 2019 See More

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First Known Use of unscreened

1648, in the meaning defined above

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“Unscreened.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unscreened. Accessed 2 Oct. 2022.

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