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un·fin·ished

 (ŭn-fĭn′ĭsht)
adj.
1. Not brought to an end; incomplete: unfinished business.
2. Not having received special processing, such as dyeing or varnishing: unfinished furniture.

unfinished

(ʌnˈfɪnɪʃt)
adj
1. incomplete or imperfect
2. (Building) (of paint, polish, varnish, etc) without an applied finish; rough
3. (Textiles) (of fabric) unbleached or not processed
4. (Textiles) (of fabric) with a short nap

un•fin•ished

(ʌnˈfɪn ɪʃt)

adj.
1. not finished; incomplete or unaccomplished.
2. lacking some special finish or surface treatment, as polish or paint.
3. (of cloth) not sheared, dyed, etc., following the looming process.
4. (of worsted) given a slight nap.
[1530–40]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.unfinished - not brought to the desired final stateunfinished - not brought to the desired final state
unpainted - not having a coat of paint or badly in need of a fresh coat; "an unpainted house"; "unpainted furniture"
unprocessed - not altered from an original or natural state; "unprocessed commodities"
rough, unsmooth - having or caused by an irregular surface; "trees with rough bark"; "rough ground"; "rough skin"; "rough blankets"; "his unsmooth face"
finished - (of materials or goods) brought to the desired final state; "a finished product"
2.unfinished - not brought to an end or conclusion; "unfinished business"; "the building is still unfinished"
finished - ended or brought to an end; "are you finished?"; "gave me the finished manuscript"
3.unfinished - lacking a surface finish such as paintunfinished - lacking a surface finish such as paint; "bare wood"; "unfinished furniture"
unpainted - not having a coat of paint or badly in need of a fresh coat; "an unpainted house"; "unpainted furniture"

unfinished

adjective
2. natural, rough, raw, bare, crude, unrefined, unvarnished, unpolished unfinished wood ready for you to varnish or paint
natural finished, polished, smooth, refined, varnished, perfected

unfinished

adjective
Not perfected, elaborated, or completed:
Translations
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unfinished

[ˈʌnˈfɪnɪʃt] ADJinacabado, sin terminar
I have three unfinished letterstengo tres cartas por terminar
we have unfinished businesstenemos asuntos pendientes

unfinished

[ʌnˈfɪnɪʃt] adjinachevé(e)
unfinished business → des affaires en suspens

unfinished

adj
(= incomplete)unfertig; work of artunvollendet; Schubert’s UnfinishedSchuberts Unvollendete f; unfinished businessunerledigte Geschäfte pl; to leave something unfinishedetw unvollendet lassen
(Tech) → unbearbeitet; woodnaturbelassen; unfinished productRohprodukt nt

unfinished

[ʌnˈfɪnɪʃt] adj (task) → non finito/a; (letter) → da finire; (business) → in sospeso; (symphony) → incompiuto/a
I have some unfinished business to attend to → ho un affare in sospeso da regolare

unfinished

a. incompleto-a, sin terminar.
References in classic literature ?
At his request I next collected the other papers--that is to say, the bundle of letters, the unfinished book and the volumes of the Diary-- and enclosed them all in one wrapper, sealed with my own seal.
WHEN the author of these little tales commenced them, it was her intention to form a short series of such stories as, it was hoped, might not be entirely without moral advantage; but unforeseen circumstances have prevented their completion, and, unwilling to delay the publication any longer, she commits them to the world in their present unfinished state, without any flattering anticipations of their reception.
It is for us the living, rather, to be dedicated here to the unfinished work which they who fought here have thus far so nobly advanced.
The first thing he asked for was the unfinished letter.
Indeed, whenever he embarked upon anything that in the least exceeded the limits of daily small-talk, he left unfinished what he was saying.
In the middle you shall build me a large hall with a dome, its four walls of massy gold and silver, each side having six windows, whose lattices, all except one, which is to be left unfinished, must be set with diamonds and rubies.
Out of the high heaven is she summoned, from mystic communion with her own perfection, from majestic labours in the Sistine Chapel of the Stars,--yea, she must put aside her gold-leaf and purples and leave unfinished the very panels of the throne of God,--that Circe shall have her palace, and her worshippers their gilded sty.
She had a flat in Westminster, overlooking the unfinished cathedral, and because we lived in the same neighbourhood we felt friendly disposed to one another.
The servant brought back his tumbler turned upside down,* with an unfinished bit of nibbled sugar, and asked if anything more would be wanted.
This mythical tale, of which the subject was a history of the wars of the Athenians against the Island of Atlantis, is supposed to be founded upon an unfinished poem of Solon, to which it would have stood in the same relation as the writings of the logographers to the poems of Homer.
As we went by the footpath and beside the gateposts and the unfinished lodge, we kept looking back at the house of my fathers.
Karain" was begun on a sudden impulse only three days after I wrote the last line of "The Nigger," and the recollection of its difficulties is mixed up with the worries of the unfinished "Return," the last pages of which I took up again at the time; the only instance in my life when I made an attempt to write with both hands at once as it were.