un·​uti·​lized ˌən-ˈyü-tə-ˌlīzd How to pronounce unutilized (audio)
: not put to use : not utilized
tracts of unutilized farmland

Examples of unutilized in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web But most of the referrals go unutilized due to a lack of program capacity and funding and low patient interest in the social services offered. Sanjay Basu, STAT, 22 May 2023 That said, it’s weird whether Apple plans to introduce a larger iPad without taking advantage of it, as most iPad models have quirky unutilized spaces due to the app’s proportions. José Adorno, BGR, 26 Oct. 2022 Another startup using NFTs is Stay Open, which converts unutilized retail and office space into hostel-like lodgings. Peter Grant, WSJ, 24 May 2022 With so much ground going unutilized, the city of Helsinki has converted some of its shelters into spaces for everyday public use. ABC News, 12 May 2022 Yup, almost 30% of ballot capacity went unutilized, with so many worthy players eligible. Tony Blengino, Forbes, 28 Jan. 2022 With no tracking in place, the customer was left holding the bag on unutilized shelfware. Uday Birajdar, Forbes, 24 May 2021 Repurposing unutilized spaces helps achieve environmental and social goals while simultaneously delivering better economic performance. Arshdeep Sethi, Forbes, 10 Mar. 2021 And Trump's reelection team isn't letting any advantage go unutilized. Naomi Lim, Washington Examiner, 8 Apr. 2020

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Word History

First Known Use

1868, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of unutilized was in 1868

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“Unutilized.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unutilized. Accessed 17 Apr. 2024.

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