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[uhn-fuhn-did] /ʌnˈfʌn dɪd/
not provided with a fund or money; not financed.
Finance. floating (def 5b).
Origin of unfunded
1765-75; un-1 + funded Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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Examples from the web for unfunded
  • Its unfunded liabilities appear to exceed the country's total gross national product-maybe by a lot.
  • Our goal is to fund the research into foundational questions in physics and cosmology that would otherwise go unfunded.
  • Even the vitally important urban-heat-island-mitigation program described above has gone unfunded.
  • But many other people choose the prestige and the boundless opportunities of going unfunded to a top program.
  • The develop-a-new-track is something that can come as an unfunded mandate, even though it's a lot of work.
  • The idea is to address the unfunded pension liabilities within the public employees' retirement system.
  • Many municipalities face huge unfunded pension liabilities.
  • The problem with the stimulus program is that there is no such thing as good unfunded shovel ready projects.
  • Such a fate raises the question of what will happen to the industry's huge unfunded pension liabilities.
  • Anything left unfunded will have to be met by taxpayers.

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