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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The date has now been reportedly been pushed to an unspecified date in 2020. Jasmine Gomez, Seventeen, "Everything You Need To Know About Noah Centineo's New Movie "Masters Of The Universe"," 1 May 2019 The rocket, due to debut in the year 2020, will aim to launch the unspecified Inmarsat mission in 2022. Eric Berger, Ars Technica, "Rocket Report: Firefly to the Moon, SpaceX makes a splash, H3 nets a customer," 7 Dec. 2018 Avisail had been inactive since April 24 with a right hamstring strain, and had a setback with an unspecified knee injury during a workout. Phil Thompson, chicagotribune.com, "White Sox welcome Garcias back after long stints on disabled list," 23 June 2018 Ruelas is seeking a jury trial and unspecified damages. Taryn Luna, sacbee, "Woman sues California Senate, claiming she was fired in retaliation for harassment complaints | The Sacramento Bee," 3 Apr. 2018 An unspecified amount of these payments were conducted by corporations, the ECB said. Nina Trentmann, WSJ, "Treasurers Consider Changes to Bank Accounts, Cash Pools Ahead of Brexit," 4 Mar. 2019 Unfortunately, Reagan couldn’t perform due to an unspecified illness. Megan Stein, Country Living, "The Voice's Kelly Clarkson Defends DeAndre Nico After Adam Levine 'Threw Him Under the Bus'," 5 Dec. 2018 An official at Salem Hospital told CBS Boston early Monday morning that 20 people were being treated for unspecified illness related to the incident. CBS News, ""Mass hysteria" at e-cigarette plant, 20 hospitalized," 25 June 2018 She was transported to a nearby hospital, conscious the entire way, for treatment of unspecified injuries. Greg Moran, sandiegouniontribune.com, "Runner on Torrey Pines beach struck by falling boulder," 18 June 2018

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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\

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: not mentioned or named She resigned for unspecified reasons.

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something valued as if it were money

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