un·spec·i·fied | \ ˌən-ˈspe-sə-ˌfīd \

Definition of unspecified 

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

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

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The lawsuit in Milford Superior Court seeks an unspecified amount in damages. Don Stacom, Courant Community, "Spectator Sues Bristol Blues Over Injury From Broken Bat," 14 July 2018 The lawsuit filed Tuesday asks a federal court to declare the groups' First Amendment rights were violated and seeks an unspecified amount of money. CBS News, "Conservative groups sue university for moving Ben Shapiro speech," 3 July 2018 Landis is acting as a government whistleblower in the case and would be entitled to an unspecified amount if the request is granted. Brent Schrotenboer, USA TODAY, "U.S. government seeks more payback in Lance Armstrong case," 3 July 2018 The newspaper claims that Burnley have already had a bid of an unspecified amount rejected by West Brom, who are said to be seeking £15m for the former Rochdale man. SI.com, "West Brom Reject 2 Premier League Offers for Craig Dawson as Key Defender Looks to Leave," 26 June 2018 The suit is asking for an unspecified amount in damages, to be determined at trial. Howard Cohen, miamiherald, "'Revenge porn' suit involves a Florida college student, his fraternity and Stormy Daniels' lawyer," 15 June 2018 And Brandon comes from the Fosters, who have an unspecified amount of money that fluctuates according to the storyline. Rebecca Farley, refinery29.com, "The Fosters Series Finale Part 2 Recap: Never Sign A Pre-Nuptial Agreement," 6 June 2018 An unspecified amount of cocaine and more than $1,000 was found in Guy’s vehicle. Cain Buchmeier, Post-Tribune, "Man arrested after leading Indiana police on high-speed chase, running through U.S. Steel with stolen uniform: officials," 4 June 2018 For this group, Lyme disease is defined as an infection with B. burgdorferi that can be cured with proper antibiotic therapy, although it is accepted that some people can develop PTLDS for an unspecified amount of time. Rafal Tokarz, Health.com, "The Lyme Disease Complication You Don't Know About—But Should," 31 May 2018

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First Known Use of unspecified

1624, in the meaning defined above

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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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