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[uhn-spent] /ʌnˈspɛnt/
not spent or used, as money.
not used up or consumed:
unspent energy.
Origin of unspent
late Middle English
1425-75; late Middle English; see un-1, spent Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • Each suicide may be an inducement to others to end their lives prematurely with much possibility unspent.
  • Deficits are financed by borrowing money that would otherwise be unspent.
  • The cuts will not halt the rail program since unspent money remains that can be used on new projects.
  • And while the results of last year's rebate seem to have been somewhat more encouraging, much of it still went unspent.
  • It is conceivable that the economy could recover so quickly that unspent stimulus money isn't needed.
  • The use of this tool would only apply to funds that were approved, obligated and unspent for a permitted reason.
  • unspent portion of capital debt related to amounts restricted for capital projects.
  • The money, which cannot be used for operating costs, has gone unspent since then because of alack of agreement on how to do so.
  • The first involves applying unspent contingency to extend the length of the survey in order to achieve the performance goals.
  • The department loses track of unspent county loan funds.

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