uncommissioned

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

un- +‎ commissioned

Adjective[edit]

uncommissioned (not comparable)

  1. Not commissioned.
    • 1825, Count Philip de Segur, History of the Expedition to Russia[1]:
      One single individual, amidst a vast empire nearly overthrown, surveys its danger with steady eye: he measures, he appreciates it, and ventures, perhaps uncommissioned, to devote all the public and private interests a sacrifice to it.
    • 1864, Various, The Continental Monthly, Volume V. Issue I[2]:
      Why should not a widow, having two uncommissioned sons in the army, have her remaining son exempt, as well as if her husband were still living?