unspecified

adjective
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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Other Words from unspecified

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

Examples of unspecified in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The video shows troopers converging on Greene’s car outside Monroe, Louisiana, after a high-speed chase that followed an unspecified traffic violation. Kevin Mcgill, ajc, 27 May 2021 The deadly incident began over an unspecified traffic violation on May 10, 2019 that turned into a high-speed chase. Fox News, 22 May 2021 The report from the LSP said that two troopers pursued a vehicle being driven by Greene following an attempt to pull him over for an unspecified traffic violation and the pursuit ended when Greene crashed his vehicle. Madeline Holcombe, CNN, 21 May 2021 Greene, a barber, failed to pull over for an unspecified traffic violation while driving a SUV on a rural stretch of highway south of the Arkansas border. NBC News, 21 May 2021 Greene, a barber, failed to pull over for an unspecified traffic violation shortly after midnight on May 10, 2019, about 30 miles south of the Arkansas state line. BostonGlobe.com, 19 May 2021 Greene, a barber, failed to pull over for an unspecified traffic violation shortly after midnight on May 10, 2019, about 30 miles south of the Arkansas state line. Jim Mustian, chicagotribune.com, 19 May 2021 Greene, a barber, failed to pull over for an unspecified traffic violation shortly after midnight on May 10, 2019, about 30 miles south of the Arkansas state line. Jim Mustian, Anchorage Daily News, 19 May 2021 Greene, a barber, failed to pull over for an unspecified traffic violation shortly after midnight on May 10, 2019, about 30 miles south of the Arkansas state line. CBS News, 19 May 2021

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First Known Use of unspecified

1624, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of unspecified was in 1624

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5 Jun 2021

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“Unspecified.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unspecified. Accessed 12 Jun. 2021.

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unspecified

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of unspecified

: not named or mentioned : not specified

unspecified

adjective
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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