un·​sold | \ ˌən-ˈsōld How to pronounce unsold (audio) \

Definition of unsold

: not sold

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In recent years, Burberry has done a lot to change up its usual offerings, including banning the use of fur and unsold clothing in its designs and unveiling a new logo. Lauren Rearick, Teen Vogue, "How You Can Livestream Burberry’s London Fashion Week 2019 Show," 16 Sep. 2019 Savanna could always hold on to unsold parking spaces and rent them, Mr. Denby said. New York Times, "Private Parking Goes Deluxe," 13 Sep. 2019 Amazon noticed, placed its own wholesale orders with the brand and sold the product directly, cutting him out and sticking him with hundreds of thousands of dollars in unsold inventory. Los Angeles Times, "FTC interviews merchants in Amazon antitrust probe," 11 Sep. 2019 Goldstar, with 8 million members, acts as a clearinghouse for 4,000 venues that have unsold tickets in South Florida and 25 other cities, including New York, Las Vegas, Boston and Chicago. Doreen Christensen, sun-sentinel.com, "Goldstar: Save up to 60 percent on movies, concerts and stage shows," 22 Aug. 2019 The lottery tightly controls how unsold tickets are returned and stored because until they are destroyed the tickets are active and prizes can be claimed. Andrea Estes, BostonGlobe.com, "Longtime lottery employee fired for allegedly cashing unsold winning scratch tickets," 20 Aug. 2019 Parking lots around the factory overflowed with unsold vehicles. New York Times, "Ferdinand Piëch, Domineering Volkswagen Chief, Dies at 82," 26 Aug. 2019 Macy’s blamed the decline on heavy markdowns to move unsold inventory. Los Angeles Times, "Newsletter: Macy’s, J.C.Penney accept that it’s Amazon’s world and they just live in it," 19 Aug. 2019 The goal is to reduce waste and to allow sellers a more environmental friendly and cheaper way to get rid of unsold inventory. Nick Statt, The Verge, "Amazon will now donate unsold third-party products instead of destroying them," 14 Aug. 2019

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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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