un·​sealed | \ˌən-ˈsēld \

Definition of unsealed 

: not sealed

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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 As a known informant, deportation likely means death for Henry, whose cooperation with police is spelled out in an unsealed Immigration and Customs Enforcement memo. Hannah Dreier, Daily Intelligencer, "Teen Who Faced Deportation After He Informed on MS-13 Gets Temporary Reprieve," 6 Apr. 2018 The indictment was unsealed Wednesday and announced by the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Maryland and Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives Baltimore Field Division. Christina Tkacik, baltimoresun.com, "12 indicted in alleged drug trafficking operation in East Baltimore," 9 May 2018 Cosby didn't testify during his trial, but the unsealed testimony from Constand's civil suit was presented. Ashley Cullins, The Hollywood Reporter, "Bill Cosby's Conviction May Change Defense Tactics in #MeToo Era," 28 Apr. 2018 Federal authorities ensnared nine schools — Arizona, Kansas, Louisville, Miami, NC State among them — with their first two sets of unsealed criminal complaints. Jeff Greer, The Courier-Journal, "How the NCAA plans to overhaul its enforcement and infractions process," 26 Apr. 2018

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14th century, in the meaning defined above

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obstinately defiant of authority

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