un·​se·​lect·​ed | \ˌən-sə-ˈlek-təd \

Definition of unselected 

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

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Graham went unselected in the 2015 NBA draft after four seasons at Virginia Commonwealth. Rick Bonnell, charlotteobserver, "Why Charlotte Hornets passed on restricting Treveon Graham free-agency," 29 June 2018 Both were sought-after recruits as teenagers out of the USHL, though Haula had been drafted 182nd overall by the Wild in 2009 while Schmidt went unselected altogether. Alex Prewitt, SI.com, "From College Hockey to Vegas, the Journey of Haula and Schmidt Could Include the Stanley Cup," 25 May 2018 For the second year in a row, Oregon State Beavers ace Luke Heimlich went unselected in the MLB draft. Joel Odom, OregonLive.com, "Oregon State pitcher Luke Heimlich not selected in 2018 MLB draft," 7 June 2018 Silvers, a Gulf Shores High School graduate, went unselected in this past weekend's NFL draft. Creg Stephenson, AL.com, "Troy QB Brandon Silvers says he's headed to New Orleans Saints tryout camp," 30 Apr. 2018 Linebacker Junior Joseph went unselected but signed a free agent contract with the Cincinnati Bengals shortly after the draft, according to NFL Draft Diamonds. Staff Report, courant.com, "UConn's Foley Fatukasi Drafted By The Jets, Other Locals Signed As Free Agents," 28 Apr. 2018 Partially due to injury, Curry went unselected in the 2013 draft. Rick Bonnell, charlotteobserver, "Would Charlotte Hornets-Seth Curry be a good match?," 8 Feb. 2018 Leibrandt, son of former major-league pitcher Charlie, went unselected in last month’s Rule 5 draft. Matt Gelb, Philly.com, "Scott Kingery among eight prospects invited to Phillies camp," 17 Jan. 2018 Minor league outfielder Jason Martin, who went unselected in last month's Rule 5 Draft, was the fourth player in the Pirates' return. Jake Kaplan, Houston Chronicle, "Astros acquire pitcher Gerrit Cole from Pirates," 13 Jan. 2018

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circa 1891, in the meaning defined above

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