un·​spec·​i·​fied ˌən-ˈspe-sə-ˌfīd How to pronounce unspecified (audio)
: not named or stated explicitly : not specified
an unspecified location
unspecifiable adjective
unspecifiable sources

Examples of unspecified in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Talavera was hit a total of 16 times, according to his lawsuit, which seeks unspecified damages. Salvador Hernandez, Los Angeles Times, 29 Nov. 2023 The legal complaint seeks unspecified monetary damages, attorneys’ fees and court costs. Jeff McDonald, San Diego Union-Tribune, 28 Nov. 2023 Instead, the filmmaker is working on the screenplay for a movie titled The Incal, an unspecified Star Wars project and Klara and the Sun, based on a novel of the same name by Kazuo Ishiguro. Tommy McArdle, Peoplemag, 27 Nov. 2023 The lawsuits each seek unspecified monetary damages to be determined at a potential trial. Salvador Rizzo, Washington Post, 27 Nov. 2023 The former assistant is requesting full and fair compensation for injuries and damages in an unspecified amount to be determined by the court. Diana Dasrath, NBC News, 22 Nov. 2023 In another, a San Jose law enforcement officer asked the Northern California Regional Intelligence Center to identify a victim and material witness in an unspecified case. Dell Cameron, WIRED, 20 Nov. 2023 Microsoft Chief Executive Satya Nadella posted on X late Sunday that Altman and Greg Brockman, OpenAI’s president and cofounder who resigned Friday in protest over Altman’s ouster, will lead its team alongside unspecified colleagues. Berber Jin, WSJ, 20 Nov. 2023 Blandin, who is the guardian of the 15-year-old’s younger sister, has also sued on behalf of the younger child, and is seeking unspecified financial compensation. Summer Lin, Los Angeles Times, 16 Nov. 2023 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1624, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of unspecified was in 1624

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“Unspecified.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unspecified. Accessed 5 Dec. 2023.

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