un·sold | \ˌən-ˈsōld \

Definition of unsold 

: not sold

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The remaining penthouse, listed for $13.85 million, is the building’s only unsold unit. Amy Gamerman, WSJ, "Like Your Apartment’s Design? Thank Your Agent," 12 July 2018 At May’s less-than-stellar sales pace, the inventory of unsold single family homes would be exhausted in 4.1 months. Justin Lahart, WSJ, "Why Home Prices Have Nowhere to Go But Up," 20 June 2018 Warehouses have filled with unsold instruments, and a bagpipe maker in New Hampshire went so far as to ask the governor to intervene after a permit application was lost. Michael Casey, USA TODAY, "US guitar makers hit hard by new international logging regulations on prized rosewood," 12 Apr. 2018 At Cypress Lawn, President Robert Gordon said five acres remained unsold, largely in a new tract east of the historic cemetery, and that each acre accommodates about 1,500 folks. Steve Rubenstein, San Francisco Chronicle, "Colma cemeteries rapidly running out of space for plots," 5 May 2018 The Beatles played in 1964 (leaving about 2,500 tickets unsold at $6.60 each). Christopher Reynolds, latimes.com, "Sitting in the palm of nature: The unique energy — and performances — of Colorado's Red Rocks Amphitheatre," 12 July 2018 For some years, the school still had towering stacks of unsold yearbooks. Lauren Caruba, San Antonio Express-News, "Lee High School’s mountain of memories to be auctioned," 11 July 2018 Expectations of large, unsold U.S. farm surpluses are already depressing market prices. The Editorial Board, WSJ, "Dust Bowl Economics," 11 July 2018 As a result, property transactions in Jordan were down by about 14% last year, even though developers have built 1bn dinars ($1.4bn) worth of unsold apartments since 2015, says Zuhair al-Omari, the head of the developers’ association. The Economist, "Why Arab states have lots of expensive villas," 14 June 2018

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14th century, in the meaning defined above

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English Language Learners Definition of unsold

: not sold : not bought by someone

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