un·​served ˌən-ˈsərvd How to pronounce unserved (audio)
: not served: such as
: not brought to notice or executed as required by law
unserved warrants
: not waited on
unserved customers

Examples of unserved in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The agency said that figure, which came from the FCC's National Broadband Map, is lower than the number of unserved sites in Louisiana, Georgia, Mississippi, Alabama and Missouri. Josh Snyder, Arkansas Online, 29 Oct. 2023 Each state received a minimum of $100 million from the $42.5 billion bucket, plus additional funds based on its number of unserved locations. Madeleine Ngo, New York Times, 19 Sep. 2023 The internet access funding amounts were based primarily on the number of unserved locations within each state or those communities that lack access to internet download speeds of at least 25 megabits per second download and upload speeds of 3 Mbps. Time, 26 June 2023 Parker also details the discovery of an arguably more damning find: an unserved 1955 warrant for the arrest of Carolyn Bryant. Christopher Borrelli, Chicago Tribune, 16 Mar. 2023 To select qualifying regions, the administration considered remoteness, population density, topography, and poverty levels, along with the cost of bringing Internet service to unserved areas. Aaron Pressman, BostonGlobe.com, 8 Aug. 2023 States will then run their own programs to identify recipients that would then build out last mile networks to unserved communities. Kavish Harjai, Anchorage Daily News, 17 June 2023 The map shows that the need is greatest in the rural-most parts of New Hampshire: 12.5 percent of addresses in Grafton County and 40.5 percent of addresses in Coos County are classified as unserved or underserved. Steven Porter, BostonGlobe.com, 31 May 2023 In June last year, a team searching a Mississippi courthouse basement for evidence about the lynching found an unserved warrant charging Donham in the killing. Grace Hauck, USA TODAY, 27 Apr. 2023 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

14th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of unserved was in the 14th century

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“Unserved.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unserved. Accessed 30 Nov. 2023.

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