not chartered as a corporation; lacking the powers and immunities of a corporate enterprise: an unincorporated business.
not chartered as a self-governing village or city; lacking the tax, police, and other powers conferred by the state on incorporated towns: an unincorporated hamlet.
not combined into a single body or unit; not made part of; not included: Many unincorporated research notes are appended to the text of the book.
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How to use unincorporated in a sentence
The unincorporated parts of San Diego County – the areas that aren’t part of another city – don’t have a lot of wetlands anyway.
Simmonds said there may be an opportunity for Lemon Grove to further consolidate its fire services into a larger operation – the San Diego County Fire Protection District serves 42 unincorporated communities – for additional savings.Lemon Grove Once Again Facing Bitter Choices Over Its Future | Bella Ross | January 8, 2021 | Voice of San Diego
It is true that what people often think of as the core of Las Vegas, the Las Vegas Strip, which is really in the unincorporated city, that’s a thing which as a lover of cities I may marvel at.PLAYBACK (2015): Could the Next Brooklyn Be … Las Vegas?! (Ep. 205) | Stephen J. Dubner | December 6, 2020 | Freakonomics
Among their other priorities are investing in drug treatment services, passing a legally compliant climate action plan, putting a leash on backcountry development and allowing the sale of cannabis in unincorporated areas.Morning Report: What Dems Say They’d Do With County Control | Voice of San Diego | October 8, 2020 | Voice of San Diego
Fletcher introduced a proposal in August to allow recreational cannabis products to be sold in commercial and industrial unincorporated areas, but he couldn’t get another supervisor to second his motion.Dems Want Control of the County – Here’s What They Say They’d Do With it | Jesse Marx | October 7, 2020 | Voice of San Diego
The little unincorporated community sits in a lonely stretch of hot desert amidst black rocks and saguaro cactuses.In Tiny Ajo, Arizona, Border Patrol Agents Are Living the Dream | Terry Greene Sterling | September 22, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
Thus the highest court in New York declared that an unincorporated lodge, which had been mis-managed, was not a partnership.Putnam's Handy Law Book for the Layman | Albert Sidney Bolles
In this chapter we will consider first the incorporated, then the unincorporated societies.Quaker Hill | Warren H. Wilson
This is due to the fact that in these States incorporated and unincorporated banks are subject to the same regulation.Readings in Money and Banking | Chester Arthur Phillips
In an unincorporated village there is no power to compel the citizens to do these things.The Government Class Book | Andrew W. Young
The device of joint stock might take the form of a fully incorporated body or of a less formal and unincorporated syndicate.Our Legal Heritage, 5th Ed. | S. A. Reilly
British Dictionary definitions for unincorporated
law lacking corporate status
not unified or included
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