un·​sealed | \ ˌən-ˈsēld \

Definition of unsealed

: not sealed

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There were already legitimate concerns those ballots were mishandled, given the testimony of ballots that were collected unfinished or unsealed. Dylan Scott, Vox, "More evidence piles up in North Carolina election fraud scandal," 26 Dec. 2018 There are legitimate concerns those ballots were mishandled, given the testimony of ballots that were collected unfinished or unsealed. Dylan Scott, Vox, "What we know about the alleged election fraud plot in North Carolina," 8 Dec. 2018 The unsealed transcripts indicate Judge Leon was unhappy with the department using younger lawyers to question some company witnesses, prompting the DOJ to go with older attorneys later. Brent Kendall, WSJ, "DOJ Says Judge Ignored ‘Economics, Common Sense’ in Allowing AT&T-Time Warner Deal," 6 Aug. 2018 The unsealed complaint accuses Mr. Broidy of breaching the agreement for refusing to pay Ms. Bechard the third of eight quarterly installments of $200,000. Joe Palazzolo, WSJ, "Deal Between GOP Fundraiser and Ex-Playboy Model Detailed in Unsealed Suit," 31 July 2018 It was mistakenly left unsealed when it was filed in Broward Circuit Court, but is now sealed. Larry Barszewski, Sun-Sentinel.com, "Two South Florida cities turn their recyclables into trash," 3 July 2018 The indictment was ordered unsealed Wednesday by U.S. District Judge Thomas Durkin, court records show. Jason Meisner, chicagotribune.com, "Iranian indicted in Chicago on charges he exported aluminum tubing used in missile industry," 21 June 2018 Friday's unsealed indictment against Clark, to be clear, makes no explicit mention of that murder plot. Andy Greenberg, WIRED, "The Silk Road's Alleged Right-Hand Man Will Finally Face a US Court," 15 June 2018 To date, that investigation has yielded 19 unsealed indictments and five guilty pleas, and there is every reason to believe that more will become public in the months to come. Jay Willis, GQ, "Can a President Pardon Himself? Donald Trump's Latest Bit of Expert Legal Analysis, Explained," 5 June 2018

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14th century, in the meaning defined above

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