unspecified

adjective un·spec·i·fied \ ˌən-ˈspe-sə-ˌfīd \
Updated on: 16 May 2018

Definition of unspecified

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

unspecifiable

play \ˌən-ˌspe-sə-ˈfī-ə-bəl\ adjective
    • unspecifiable sources

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First Known Use of unspecified

1624

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unspecified Synonyms

Near Antonyms

known, named, specified;

Related Words

particular, specific;


UNSPECIFIED Defined for Kids

unspecified

adjective un·spec·i·fied \ ˌən-ˈspe-sə-ˌfīd \

Definition of unspecified for Students

: not mentioned or named
  • She resigned for unspecified reasons.


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