unimproved


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un·im·proved

 (ŭn′ĭm-pro͞ovd′)
adj.
1. Not improved; not made better.
2. Not made use of or put to advantage.
3. Not built on or cultivated so as to increase in value. Used of land.

unimproved

(ˌʌnɪmˈpruːvd)
adj
1. not improved or made better
2. (Agriculture) (of land) not cleared, drained, cultivated, etc
3. neglected; unused: unimproved resources.

un•im•proved

(ˌʌn ɪmˈpruvd)

adj.
1. not developed to full potential, as the mind.
2. not showing improvement, as one's health.
3. not used to advantage; neglected: an unimproved opportunity.
4. not made more useful, productive, or attractive, as land by clearing or cultivation or animal species by selective breeding.
[1655–65]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.unimproved - not made more desirable or valuable or profitableunimproved - not made more desirable or valuable or profitable; especially not made ready for use or marketing; "taxes on unimproved land are low"; "unimproved dirt roads"
improved - made more desirable or valuable or profitable; especially made ready for use or marketing; "new houses are springing up on an improved tract of land near the river"; "an improved breed"
2.unimproved - (of land) not cleared of trees and brushunimproved - (of land) not cleared of trees and brush; in the wild or natural state; "a farm with 50 acres of unimproved and 68 acres of improved land"; "unimproved woodlands"
uncleared - not cleared; not rid of objects or obstructions; "uncleared land"; "many cars were stuck in the snow on uncleared streets"
Translations

unimproved

[ˌʌnɪmˈpruːvd] ADJ [land] (= not drained) → sin drenar; (= not treated) → sin abonar; [property, house] → sin reformar

unimproved

adj
(noch) nicht besser, unverändert schlecht; methodnicht verbessert; to leave something unimprovedetw nicht verbessern
References in classic literature ?
'You are like the servant,' I replied, 'who, instead of employing his one talent in his master's service, restored it to him unimproved, alleging, as an excuse, that he knew him "to be a hard man, reaping where he had not sown, and gathering where he had not strawed." Of him to whom less is given, less will be required, but our utmost exertions are required of us all.
The spirit of enterprise, which characterizes the commercial part of America, has left no occasion of displaying itself unimproved. It is not at all probable that this unbridled spirit would pay much respect to those regulations of trade by which particular States might endeavor to secure exclusive benefits to their own citizens.
For as Jones had really that taste for humour which many affect, he expected to enjoy much entertainment in the criticisms of Partridge, from whom he expected the simple dictates of nature, unimproved, indeed, but likewise unadulterated, by art.
As plainly as she sees on her arm the old father, unimproved, Pleasant sees that everybody there will cut him when he recovers consciousness.
Astor did not think fit to renew his overtures in a more formal manner, and the favorable moment for the re-occupation of Astoria was suffered to pass unimproved.
Though it may be, Jo, that there is a history so interesting and affecting even to minds as near the brutes as thine, recording deeds done on this earth for common men, that if the Chadbands, removing their own persons from the light, would but show it thee in simple reverence, would but leave it unimproved, would but regard it as being eloquent enough without their modest aid--it might hold thee awake, and thou might learn from it yet!
Nor has such an opportunity for a display of missionary rhetoric been allowed to pass by unimproved!--But when these philanthropists send us such glowing accounts of one half of their labours, why does their modesty restrain them from publishing the other half of the good they have wrought?--Not until I visited Honolulu was I aware of the fact that the small remnant of the natives had been civilized into drought-horses; and evangelized into beasts of burden.
Unimproved and wild as this district now seems to your eyes, what was it when I first entered the hills?
But such a case would imply that one form had remained for a very long period unaltered, whilst its descendants had undergone a vast amount of change; and the principle of competition between organism and organism, between child and parent, will render this a very rare event; for in all cases the new and improved forms of life will tend to supplant the old and unimproved forms.
They are but improved means to an unimproved end, an end which it was already but too easy to arrive at; as railroads lead to Boston or New York.
Contract awarded for Hardening and consolidation of the surface of unimproved roads within the administrative borders of the city of lubin.
Currently, land rates are levied based on the value of unimproved site.