Definitions for unaccounted for
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Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms
An inclusive term (not a casualty status) applicable to personnel whose person or remains are not recovered or otherwise accounted for following hostile action. Commonly used when referring to personnel who are killed in action and whose bodies are not recovered. See also casualty; casualty category; casualty status; casualty type.
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Everything is tracked, at no time is the officer unaccounted for.
The sheriff is extremely troubled as to the length of the time that the inmates were unaccounted for.
What this precautionary measure does is... give patients visibility. A disadvantage that rare disease patients face is that they are ignored, because in many cases, their diseases are unaccounted for.
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