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unrealized

[uhn-ree-uh-lahyzd] /ʌnˈri əˌlaɪzd/
adjective
1.
not made real or actual; not resulting in accomplishment, as a task or aim:
unrealized ambitions.
2.
not known or suspected:
unrealized talent.
Origin
1765-1775
1765-75; un-1 + realized
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  • They completely satisfy wishes excited during the day which remain unrealized.
  • We both expressed the wish to own an automobile-again an unrealized ambition.
  • Although much of nanotechnology's promise remains unrealized, investment in the field is booming.
  • Income inequality represents this unrealized potential to profitably redistribute.
  • The potential for renewables to replace those fuels is still mostly unrealized.
  • Eventually peak load shifted as a result and consumers were stuck with unrealized savings because of increase in off-peak rates.
  • Each of these characters left not only unanswered questions but unrealized talent and unknown potential as well.
  • Displays the unrealized loss for the accounting entry.
  • In addition, two of the three reports showed the unrealized gain or loss for each position.
British Dictionary definitions for unrealized

unrealized

/ʌnˈrɪəˌlaɪzd/
adjective
1.
(of an ambition, hope, goal, etc) not attained or brought to fruition
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