un·​served | \ ˌən-ˈsərvd How to pronounce unserved (audio) \

Definition of unserved

: not served: such as
a : not brought to notice or executed as required by law unserved warrants
b : not waited on unserved customers

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In addition to creating competitive distortions and misdirecting scarce resources that should go to bringing broadband to the truly unserved areas, municipal broadband networks have engaged in significant First Amendment mischief. Jon Brodkin, Ars Technica, "FCC Republican claims municipal broadband is threat to First Amendment," 30 Oct. 2018 As an example, Harvey points out that until recently, frequent requests from Met Store customers for precious metal jewelry had largely gone unserved. Micaela Marini Higgs, Vox, "The complicated relationship between art and commerce has a home in the museum gift shop.," 7 Nov. 2018 SpaceX has Federal Communications Commission approval to launch 4,425 low-Earth orbit satellites between 2019 and 2027 in a bid to compete against cable and fiber ISPs and to bring broadband to unserved and underserved areas. Jon Brodkin, Ars Technica, "Elon Musk went on firing spree over slow satellite broadband progress," 31 Oct. 2018 Launches Shannon Liao updates us on one of Facebook’s internet connectivity efforts, this one in Tanzania: Facebook gave an update yesterday on its efforts to expand Express Wi-Fi, an app that lets unserved communities pay for internet service. Casey Newton, The Verge, "Facebook should help us understand the link between political speech and violence," 23 Aug. 2018 Every carrot top and unfortunate-looking tomato and even unserved rice is pressed into service. Kitty Greenwald, WSJ, "Got Leftover Rice? Make This Delicious Dish," 20 July 2018 Second Servings picks up unserved and unsold food from distributors, retailers, hotels, universities, sports venues and other regulated food businesses, and delivers it to charities within the same day. Staff Report, Houston Chronicle, "Second Servings of Houston rescues over one million pounds of food," 1 June 2018 At a meeting of council's Utilities Committee, McCormack suggested that the city provide WIFI that would open unserved areas to Internet access and install sensors that could detect gunshots and alert police. Robert Higgs, cleveland.com, "Neighborhood WIFI? Gunshot sensors? Councilman says Cleveland should tap smart technology when it upgrades street lights," 10 May 2018 Respondents will be encouraged to provide all useful and relevant information for an advanced bike share system with special consideration for reaching unserved areas and providing equitable access. Staff Report, Houston Chronicle, "Houston Bike Share names new executive director," 27 Mar. 2018

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First Known Use of unserved

14th century, in the meaning defined above

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