unsorted

adjective
un·sort·ed | \ ˌən-ˈsȯr-təd \

Definition of unsorted 

: not sorted unsorted mail

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Near-impossible standards In past months, China has banned 24 kinds of solid waste, including unsorted paper, certain textile materials and low-grade polyethylene terephthalate often used in plastic bottles. Megan Janetsky, azcentral, "Some of your recyclables may be going to landfills," 4 July 2018 In a bid to curb its own rampant pollution, China has clamped down on the import of unsorted paper and plastics and intends to close down outdated industrial mills used to process foreign scrap into reusable raw materials. Bloomberg.com, "Bloomberg’s Week in Pictures," 10 May 2018 But over the past few years Yadrovo has been receiving vast floods of untreated and unsorted garbage from the burgeoning metropolis of Moscow, about 100 miles away. Fred Weir, The Christian Science Monitor, "Russian consumerism may be poisoning this town. But nascent civil society is pushing back.," 12 Apr. 2018 Most fruit is unsorted and field run, which means it’s not all perfect. Debbie Arrington, sacbee, "Farmers market shopping tips: Smart advice from Sacramento experts," 19 Sep. 2017 One is filled with floor-to-ceiling stacks of unsorted documents, fraying maps, and government documents. National Geographic, "Can Archivists Save the World’s Newest Nation?," 3 Nov. 2016 One is filled with floor-to-ceiling stacks of unsorted documents, fraying maps, and government documents. Dominic Nahr, National Geographic, "Can Archivists Save the World’s Newest Nation?," 3 Nov. 2016

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1533, in the meaning defined above

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