unserved

adjective
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

Examples of unserved in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The legislation includes an economic security bill that would provide housing assistance to renters and homeowners, $500 payments to low-income families, and broadband expansion for unserved and underserved parts of the state. Mohamed Ibrahim, Star Tribune, "Minnesota House Democrats unveil legislative priorities," 13 Jan. 2021 Opening a spectrum previously reserved for public safety to the private sector could help bring high-speed wireless internet service to unserved areas, officials said Friday. David Jacobs, Washington Examiner, "Hoping to expand internet access, Louisiana officials look to balance public, private uses," 11 Jan. 2021 Officials don’t have a clear picture of exactly which students live in unserved areas, nor where they are located. Lillian Reed, Washington Post, "Internet network set to beam into Md.’s rural areas won’t help students this fall," 31 Aug. 2020 Officials don’t have a clear picture of exactly which students live in unserved areas, nor where they are located. Lillian Reed, Washington Post, "Internet network set to beam into Md.’s rural areas won’t help students this fall," 31 Aug. 2020 The budget also would allocate about $50 million to assist with broadband infrastructure in unserved areas in fiscal 2022. Tyler Arnold, Washington Examiner, "Virginia House passes $134B budget with broadband funding, utility and rental assistance," 30 Sep. 2020 Water and wastewater improvements to unserved areas will see about $2.9 million annually within the next decade. Kevin Krause, Dallas News, "New Dallas budget boosts police funding. Here’s 4 other things you didn’t know," 25 Sep. 2020 Officials don’t have a clear picture of exactly which students live in unserved areas, nor where they are located. Lillian Reed, Washington Post, "Internet network set to beam into Md.’s rural areas won’t help students this fall," 31 Aug. 2020 The plan includes $80 billion in fiscal year 2021, money that the Federal Communications Commission would use to fund high-speed broadband projects in unserved and underserved areas. Jon Brodkin, Ars Technica, "House OKs $100B broadband plan with $50 monthly discounts for poor people," 2 July 2020

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First Known Use of unserved

14th century, in the meaning defined above

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19 Jan 2021

Cite this Entry

“Unserved.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unserved. Accessed 21 Jan. 2021.

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