unclaimed

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un- +‎ claimed

Adjective[edit]

unclaimed (not comparable)

  1. Not claimed.
    Any unclaimed items of luggage may be destroyed.
    • 2017 April 6, Samira Shackle, “On the frontline with Karachi’s ambulance drivers”, in the Guardian[1]:
      On his first day, Safdar went with another driver to collect one of the unclaimed bodies frequently found on the streets of Karachi.
    • 1944, Miles Burton, chapter 5, in The Three Corpse Trick:
      The hovel stood in the centre of what had once been a vegetable garden, but was now a patch of rank weeds. Surrounding this, almost like a zareba, was an irregular ring of gorse and brambles, an unclaimed vestige of the original common.

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