unsealed

adjective
un·​sealed | \ ˌən-ˈsēld How to pronounce unsealed (audio) \

Definition of unsealed

: not sealed

Examples of unsealed in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web According to the unsealed documents, Mr. Wray was one of several King & Spalding lawyers who represented WhatsApp in its matter involving the Justice Department. Nicole Perlroth, New York Times, "The F.B.I.’s Director, a Critic of Strong Encryption, Once Defended It," 30 Apr. 2020 The study relied on unsealed documents from settled lawsuits and investigations involving Purdue Pharma in Florida, West Virginia and Washington State. Austin Frakt, New York Times, "Damage From OxyContin Continues to Be Revealed," 13 Apr. 2020 The unsealed court documents show that within days of the appearance of the news reports, board members at the Weinstein Company were looking to fire Mr. Weinstein. Jan Ransom, New York Times, "Weinstein Appealed to Bezos and Bloomberg for Help, Documents Show," 10 Mar. 2020 Glenn and Eva Dubin are outraged by the allegations in the unsealed court records, which are demonstrably false and defamatory. NBC News, "Jeffrey Epstein ordered teen girl to have sex with powerful men, accuser says," 9 Aug. 2019 Another woman, Johanna Sjoberg, said in unsealed legal filings in the same 2015 case that Prince Andrew posed for another photograph in 2001 touching her breast and touching Ms. Giuffre’s breast with a puppet of himself. New York Times, "Prince Andrew Says He ‘Let the Side Down’ When He Stayed With Jeffrey Epstein," 15 Nov. 2019 Walton said, according to a transcript of the unsealed portion of the hearing. Matt Zapotosky, Washington Post, "Judge to DOJ: Decide on charging Andrew McCabe by Nov. 15, or face release of FBI records," 1 Oct. 2019 The eight indictments unsealed Thursday shed little light on the details of drug networks operations. San Diego Union-Tribune, "Feds roll up East County drug networks," 19 Sep. 2019 If there is a conviction, the case is unsealed and the record becomes public, as if the teen had been tried under the old law. Edmund H. Mahony, courant.com, "New law bars public from courtrooms when teens are charged with the most serious felonies," 13 Oct. 2019

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First Known Use of unsealed

14th century, in the meaning defined above

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“Unsealed.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unsealed. Accessed 30 May. 2020.

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