un·​signed | \ ˌən-ˈsīnd \

Definition of unsigned

: not signed: such as
a : having no signature an unsigned check/letter
b : not signed to a contract an unsigned free agent

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Instead, the document would remain unsigned and under wraps for nearly three more weeks, the emails show. Steve Miletich, The Seattle Times, "Seattle, police union delayed release of ruling to reinstate fired officer until after labor contract was approved," 14 Jan. 2019 Justices Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Sonia Sotomayor noted dissents from Thursday’s order, which was brief and unsigned. Adam Liptak And Alan Blinder, New York Times, "Supreme Court Temporarily Blocks North Carolina Gerrymandering Ruling," 18 Jan. 2018 Shirley includes an unsigned note with each outfit. Kate Bennis, Good Housekeeping, "These Angel Gowns Bring Comfort to Grieving Families," 26 Dec. 2018 The now-famous New York Times op-ed’s creditability suffered for going unsigned. Joseph Epstein, WSJ, "The Curious Parallels Between Trump and Kaiser Wilhelm II," 22 Oct. 2018 The unsigned order Monday overrides lower federal courts in New York that would have allowed the questioning of Ross to proceed in lawsuits challenging the addition of a citizenship question on the decennial census for the first time since 1950. Mark Sherman, The Seattle Times, "Supreme Court: Ross can’t be questioned in census suit," 22 Oct. 2018 Its final guidance, however — which was unsigned — was much more aggressive. Dara Lind, Vox, "Jeff Sessions is pushing asylum officers to reject more migrants. Will they go along?," 20 July 2018 Eric Reid and Colin Kaepernick, two leaders of the protests who both remain unsigned, have filed grievances against the league, alleging the league and the 32 teams effectively blackballed them because of their political views. Andrew Beaton, WSJ, "NFL, Players Union Look to Tackle Anthem Policy...Again," 1 Aug. 2018 Kaepernick went unsigned after becoming a free agent in March 2017 and had his lone scheduled workout with an NFL team canceled in April by the Seattle Seahawks. A.j. Perez, USA TODAY, "Colin Kaepernick's attorneys targeting Donald Trump for possible subpoena in NFL collusion case," 7 June 2018

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1598, in the meaning defined above

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English Language Learners Definition of unsigned

: not having a signature
: published without the name of the writer
: not having a contract with a professional sports team, music company, etc.

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