Definitions for unearnedʌnˈɜrnd

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary


  1. not received in exchange for labor or services.

  2. unmerited; undeserved:

    unearned punishment.

  3. not yet earned.

  4. (of income) derived from investments or holdings, as interest or dividends.

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. unearned(adj)

    not gained by merit or labor or service

    "accepted the unearned rewards that came his ways as well as the unearned criticism"; "unearned income"; "an unearned run"


  1. unearned(Adjective)

    Not earned

Webster Dictionary

  1. Unearned(adj)

    not earned; not gained by labor or service


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