Meaning of unassigned in English:


Pronunciation /ʌnəˈsʌɪnd/


  • Not allocated or set aside for a specific purpose.

    ‘as cellular phones proliferate, the number of unassigned numbers is being exhausted’
    • ‘The two unassigned saplings were used for other purposes.’
    • ‘Of the 100 cases, 42 are still open and 19 remain unassigned, but none of the families contacted so far have resisted DHS' efforts to assess their children's safety.’
    • ‘Everyone took his or her unassigned but familiar seats.’
    • ‘McGrath was still unassigned, but had assumed Pulsford would nominate himself.’
    • ‘However, the strengths of the assemblage - global correlations are not markedly influenced by unassigned genera.’
    • ‘One of these unassigned elements from the upper portion of the pit at the level of the house floor is charred, probably as a result of the burning of the house.’
    • ‘The six unassigned samples also are excluded because they do not constitute a group in their own right-they were lumped together solely because they could not be assigned to one of the other groups.’
    • ‘On subsequent days, the treatment of the unassigned colonies was determined in a similar fashion, except that the assignment of the largest was opposite of the previous assignment.’
    • ‘They are 14 unassigned areas without POTS service.’
    • ‘The variety of tasks performed in the office requires a range of space types: open and enclosed, public and private, individual and group, owned and unassigned.’
    • ‘In November the previous year, though unassigned, I saw an exhibition of Agnes's paintings at the Robert Elkon Gallery and immediately wanted to meet her.’
    • ‘Show preceptees some simple, stress-free tasks, such as stocking the blanket warmer or fluid warmer, or other appropriate tasks for unassigned times.’
    • ‘Rocks of the suite are distinguished from unassigned leucogranite sheets of the same age by the absence or paucity of K-feldspar, and by their less silicic compositions relative to the leucogranites.’
    • ‘In the early 1990s, the company's leaders envisioned an office in Venice, Calif., made up entirely of unassigned team space.’
    • ‘Cases that are currently unassigned have often had considerable work done on them and the House was given details yesterday about forensic evidence and other evidence being collected.’
    • ‘First, all vessels with exotic, non-quartz tempers ought to occur either as outliers to the local chemical groups or in the unassigned category.’
    • ‘The origin of these continua remains unassigned.’
    • ‘When Strike Command was disestablished in 1971, responsibility for Sub-Saharan Africa was left unassigned.’
    • ‘At first, unlicensed devices would be permitted to operate on the guard bands and unassigned 52-69 channels.’