un·​ten·​ant·​ed | \ ˌən-ˈte-nən-təd How to pronounce untenanted (audio) \

Definition of untenanted

: not leased to or occupied by a tenant : not tenanted untenanted property

Examples of untenanted in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The white apartments were clean as picked bone and appeared to be untenanted—there were no cars. Kevin Barry, Harper's magazine, "No. 13 Baby," 28 Oct. 2019

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First Known Use of untenanted

1677, in the meaning defined above

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“Untenanted.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/untenanted. Accessed 24 Nov. 2020.

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