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 unspecified (audio) \ adjective
unspecifiable sources

Examples of unspecified in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web That combination has proven faulty today when Rogers’s network is down for unspecified reasons. Caroline Delbert, Popular Mechanics, 8 July 2022 In late May, Nyong’o dropped out of the series weeks into shooting for unspecified reasons, forcing the production to reshuffle the schedule while a replacement is found. Adam B. Vary, Variety, 23 June 2022 Jesús Aguilar and Jesús Sánchez, who rank third and fourth on the Marlins in homers, were placed on the injured for unspecified reasons . . . Wire Reports, BostonGlobe.com, 17 June 2022 Circuit Judge Benjamin Johnston sealed the probable cause affidavit at the request of Deputy District Attorney Kristen Kyle-Castelli for unspecified investigative reasons. oregonlive, 14 June 2022 The Mount Dora police chief resigned Wednesday afternoon for unspecified reasons after less than two years on the job. Amanda Rabines, Orlando Sentinel, 1 June 2022 John McKenzie, who led Vigor the Class 4A state championship in December, was put on administrative leave for unspecified reasons in February. Ben Thomas | Bthomas@al.com, al, 29 May 2022 She had been scheduled for a 45-minute flight over South Florida, but the trip was canceled by the Thunderbirds crew for unspecified reasons. David Lyons, Sun Sentinel, 29 Apr. 2022 While Sam Marrazzo and Siale Taupaki have been injured, Patrick Selna and Thomas Cole have been missing for unspecified reasons. Ben Bolch, Los Angeles Times, 23 Apr. 2022 See More

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First Known Use of unspecified

1624, in the meaning defined above

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“Unspecified.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unspecified. Accessed 9 Aug. 2022.

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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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