un·​spec·​i·​fied | \ ˌən-ˈspe-sə-ˌfīd How to pronounce unspecified (audio) \

Definition of unspecified

: not named or stated explicitly : not specified an unspecified location

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unspecifiable \ ˌən-​ˌspe-​sə-​ˈfī-​ə-​bəl How to pronounce unspecifiable (audio) \ adjective
unspecifiable sources

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Merrill also seeks unspecified monetary damages that would be proven at trial. Michael Mccann, SI.com, "Game On: Inside the Lawsuit Against the 'Sunday Night Football' Theme Song," 6 July 2019 The plaintiffs are seeking payment of legal fees and unspecified damages. CBS News, "Jay-Z's Roc Nation sues licensing company in NYC for fraud," 5 July 2019 The suit seeks unspecified damages for Jane Doe, including punitive damages, from the company, McNutt and other executives, and a court order barring future harassment. Bob Egelko, SFChronicle.com, "Woman sues former Bay Area venture capital firm for sexual harassment," 1 July 2019 Once Skel is identified, Twitch is seeking a permanent injunction against them ever using the company’s services again, as well as unspecified monetary damages. Russell Brandom, The Verge, "Twitch is closing in on its Christchurch trolls," 29 June 2019 The claim, a formal filing that is generally required before a public agency can be sued in court, seeks unspecified damages. David Hernandez, San Diego Union-Tribune, "Fired Chula Vista senior council aide files claim against the city," 28 June 2019 Now his widow and administrator of his estate, Lillian Moss Johnson of Milwaukee, seeks unspecified compensatory and punitive damages for his death. Bruce Vielmetti, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Widow of truck driver files lawsuit over fiery I-94 truck crash in Racine County," 28 June 2019 The suit seeks unspecified damages and a court injunction permanently prohibiting Elia from spreading information on the subject. cleveland.com, "Britney Spears’ conservatorship sues blogger for defamation," 27 June 2019 The lawsuit also seeks unspecified monetary damages. Kevin Grasha, Cincinnati.com, "Lawsuit: 'Gang of Five' texts, emails threaten the privacy of hundreds of citizens," 25 June 2019

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First Known Use of unspecified

1624, in the meaning defined above

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English Language Learners Definition of unspecified

: not named or mentioned : not specified


un·​spec·​i·​fied | \ ˌən-ˈspe-sə-ˌfīd\

Kids Definition of unspecified

: not mentioned or named She resigned for unspecified reasons.

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appealing forcibly to the mind or reason

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