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un·for·mat·ted

 (ŭn-fôr′măt′ĭd)
adj.
1. Not being in or having a proper format: unformatted text.
2. Computers Not formatted into sectors, thus not allowing data to be stored: an unformatted disk.
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unformatted

(ʌnˈfɔːmætɪd)
adj
(Computer Science) not converted to the required arrangement of data for use with a particular system
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Translations

unformatted

[ˈʌnˈfɔːmætɪd] ADJ (Comput) [disk, text] → sin formatear, no formateado
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unformatted

[ʌnˈfɔːrmætɪd] adj [disk, text] → non formaté(e)
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

unformatted

adj (Comput) → unformatiert
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unformatted

[ʌnˈfɔːmætɪd] adj (disk, text) → non formattato/a
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
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