[ UK /ʌnpˈe‍ɪd/ ]
[ US /ənˈpeɪd/ ]
  1. without payment
    the soup kitchen was run primarily by unpaid helpers
    a volunteer fire department
  2. engaged in as a pastime
    reading matter that is both recreational and mentally stimulating
    gained valuable experience in amateur theatricals
    unpaid extras in the documentary
    recreational golfers
    an amateur painter
  3. not paid
    an unpaid bill
    unpaid wages
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How To Use unpaid In A Sentence

  • The idea that s. 8 protects an individuals’s privacy in garbage until the last unpaid bill rots into dust, or the incriminating letters turn into muck and are no longer decipherable, is to my mind too extravagant to contemplate. SCC: No Privacy Interest in Things We Throw Out : Law is Cool
  • The taxman is seeking the power to plunder the bank accounts of both individuals and companies to recover unpaid taxes. Times, Sunday Times
  • the soup kitchen was run primarily by unpaid helpers
  • The procedure cost five hundred dollars, which Amelia left unpaid.
  • They are also massively supported by volunteers who undertake thousands of hours of unpaid labour. Times, Sunday Times
  • If, as we forecast on page one, he is confirmed as unpaid chairman, then the company's boss will at least bring some heavyweight experience to the group.
  • One trusts that there will be no unpaid overtime. Times, Sunday Times
  • Welfare Warriors have created two ‘Bills for Billy’ for unwaged workers to complete to calculate how much money the government owes them for their unpaid labor.
  • Bush is apparently "well qualified" considering the state he left the US in after an unpaid for Iraq-war-4-oil and a collapsed economy!!!! kudos to GW Bush for ruining the USA!!! rumrunner Bush on Obama: 'This guy has no clue'
  • After her speech, the education secretary said she was not in favour of banning unpaid internships of more than four weeks. Times, Sunday Times
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