- not provided with a fund or money; not financed.
- Finance. floating(def 5b).
Origin of unfunded
1765–75; un-1 + funded
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Examples from the Web for unfunded
All because he didn't have to put $1 an hour towards the pension fund's unfunded liability.How the IRS Wrecked Your Pension
May 9, 2013
Many jurisdictions have treated Gideon as an unfunded mandate.Fifty Years Later, Right to Lawyer Remains ‘Unfunded Mandate’
March 18, 2013
The ones on the verge of bankruptcy, with large, unfunded pension obligations.
Oddly, one of the top virtues of Social Security is that it is unfunded.
In most cases, an unfunded liability is an even bigger invitation to mischief than a funded one.
We carry this taste into our money-getting speculations, those freaks of the funds that leave many a man with one unfunded coat.
What is called the unfunded debt of Great Britain, is contracted in the former of those two ways.
The resolution was in fact one for the repudiation of a third part of the unfunded debt.History of Modern Europe 1972-1878
C. A. Fyffe
The public debt was then 40 millions: it is now 900 millions, the unfunded items included.Thirty Years' View (Vol. II of 2)
Thomas Hart Benton
Are accelerated by the expenses attending war, ib.Account of the unfunded debt of Great Britain, 387.