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unrounded

[uhn-roun-did] /ʌnˈraʊn dɪd/
adjective, Phonetics
1.
(of a vowel) pronounced without rounding the lips, as the vowel of bit.
Compare rounded (def 2), spread (def 40).
Origin
1875-1880
1875-80; un-1 + rounded

unround

[uhn-round] /ʌnˈraʊnd/
verb (used with object), Phonetics
1.
to articulate (an ordinarily rounded vowel) without rounding the lips; delabialize.
Compare round1 (def 55c), spread (def 14).
Origin
1605-15; un-2 + round1
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  • Ah, if measurement be the food of science, count on that unrounded total to be a fact indeed.
  • Unemployment rates are in percent and are based on unrounded levels.
  • Data are graphed using unrounded estimates while the value labels are rounded.
  • Percent changes are calculated from unrounded data and annualized.
  • Percentages and rates are based on the unrounded figures.
  • All percentages in the report were computed using unrounded data.
British Dictionary definitions for unrounded

unrounded

/ʌnˈraʊndɪd/
adjective
1.
(phonetics) articulated with the lips spread; not rounded
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