un·​se·​lect·​ed | \ ˌən-sə-ˈlek-təd How to pronounce unselected (audio) \

Definition of unselected

: not selected will be held at a still unselected location also : chosen at random unselected samples

Examples of unselected in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The team expects Price, who went unselected by Seattle in the expansion draft more because of his contract than his uncertain injury status, to be ready for the start of the regular season in mid-October. BostonGlobe.com, 23 July 2021 After four seasons in the Auburn secondary, Peters signed with the New York Jets in May after going unselected in the 2021 NFL Draft. Mark Inabinett | Minabinett@al.com, al, 22 July 2021 But he wasn’t called up to majors in either season, and went unselected by the rest of MLB in back-to-back Rule 5 drafts the past two winters. Jack Harris, Los Angeles Times, 8 Apr. 2021 Reed went unselected and was sent to the Athletics as the player to be named later in the Jurickson Profar trade. Evan Petzold, Detroit Free Press, 9 Dec. 2020 The 6-foot-7 Tinkle went unselected in Wednesday’s NBA draft. oregonlive, 20 Nov. 2020 Wenyen Gabriel was forced to play 9 unexpected minutes because Zach Collins injured his left ankle, and the player who went unselected in the 2018 NBA Draft swished a timely second half three — just his sixth of the season. oregonlive, 16 Aug. 2020 After a successful college career at Washington, Moon went unselected in the 1978 NFL Draft. Tyler Dragon, The Enquirer, 3 July 2020 After a 5-2 start, the Roadrunners lost three of their final four games, qualifying for bowl eligibility at 6-5 but going unselected. Greg Luca, ExpressNews.com, 1 Dec. 2019

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First Known Use of unselected

circa 1891, in the meaning defined above

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“Unselected.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unselected. Accessed 17 Sep. 2021.

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