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

Definition of unsold

: not sold

Examples of unsold in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web But inventories of unsold homes are still tight and that's why prices aren't declining. Michael Braga, USA Today, "Are we trapped in another housing bubble? A rapid rise in home prices has some experts worried," 4 Feb. 2021 The inventory of unsold homes fell to an all-time low of a 1.9-months supply, down from 2.3 months in November and 3 months a year ago. Martin Crutsinger, Star Tribune, "Existing home sales rise in 2020 to highest in 14 years," 22 Jan. 2021 Loves is currently sitting on about $27 million in unsold inventory, the filings say. Jc Reindl, Detroit Free Press, "Loves Furniture points fingers over financial problems, bankruptcy," 12 Jan. 2021 Video footage from the scene showed bodies strewn on the ground amid upturned tables and piles of unsold clothes. Washington Post, "Rare twin suicide bombings rock Baghdad market, killing at least 13," 21 Jan. 2021 More than 50% had been sold, while half of the unsold examples had been relisted. Jack Guy, CNN, "Elephant ivory still being sold on eBay despite 12-year ban," 5 Jan. 2021 Any unsold tickets will be sold in the lobby starting one hour before the shows at 2024 Nellie Drive. Staff Report, NOLA.com, "The holidays continue with entertainment, light shows and chances to give," 12 Dec. 2020 So requiring automakers to sell efficient vehicles may leave unsold cars on dealer lots. Tom Krisher, chicagotribune.com, "Nissan exits Trump emissions fight as automakers prep for stronger standards under Biden," 4 Dec. 2020 And the coronavirus pandemic has forced some producers to dump unsold milk down the drain as demand from school lunch programs and restaurants dried up. New York Times, "Is Dairy Farming Cruel to Cows?," 29 Dec. 2020

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First Known Use of unsold

14th century, in the meaning defined above

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12 Feb 2021

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“Unsold.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unsold. Accessed 2 Mar. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of unsold

: not sold : not bought by someone

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