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 Rome was DIA’s third-largest unserved European market, airport officials said in a news release. Joe Rubino, The Denver Post, "License to Rome: Denver International Airport getting nonstop Norwegian Air flight to Italian capital in 2020," 12 Nov. 2019 Amazon said in April that Kuiper's focus is on unserved and underserved parts of the world. Jon Brodkin, Ars Technica, "Amazon plans nationwide broadband—with both home and mobile service," 8 July 2019 Indeed, the history of American healthcare reform is largely a chronicle of steps taken to protect the unserved groups from commercial health insurance practices. Michael Hiltzik, Los Angeles Times, "Column: Health insurance companies are useless. Get rid of them," 5 Aug. 2019 So Brighton residents walked, as did other long-unserved citizens living in cities that could not afford to pay the Birmingham-Jefferson County Transit Authority to provide public transportation. Roy S. Johnson | Rjohnson@al.com, al.com, "Johnson: Restoration of public transit to residents means those who most need the bus can finally ride one," 9 June 2019 Lawmakers and public-interest groups have lambasted the Federal Communications Commission for inaccurate maps that overstate coverage and hinder government efforts to subsidize internet service in unserved rural areas. Washington Post, "FCC wants to fix maps that now overstate broadband coverage," 12 June 2019 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

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First Known Use of unserved

14th century, in the meaning defined above

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19 Nov 2019

Cite this Entry

“Unserved.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unserved. Accessed 7 December 2019.

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