unrealized


unrealized
unrealized UK US (UK also unrealised) /ˌʌnˈrɪəlaɪzd/ adjective
not yet done or achieved: unrealized ambition/goal/project »

The group's big unrealized ambition is to offer a single trading system for American and European derivatives.

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The company has considerable but thus far unrealised potential.

FINANCE used to describe an amount of profit or loss from an investment, where the investment has not been sold so that, in the case of a profit, there is no real gain, because it has not been turned into cash, and in the case of a loss, it is not a real loss: »

unrealized depreciation/loss

unrealized appreciation/gain/profit »

When an investment increases or decreases in value but we do not sell it, we record an unrealized gain or loss.


Financial and business terms. 2012.

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  • unrealized — un·re·al·ized /ˌən rē ə ˌlīzd/ adj: not yet realized unrealized appreciation Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. unrealized …   Law dictionary

  • unrealized — (also unrealised) ► ADJECTIVE 1) not achieved or created. 2) not converted into money: unrealized property assets …   English terms dictionary

  • unrealized — (Amer.) adj. not fulfilled, not realized (also unrealised) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • unrealized — [spelling only] …   English World dictionary

  • unrealized — /un ree euh luyzd /, adj. 1. not made real or actual; not resulting in accomplishment, as a task or aim: unrealized ambitions. 2. not known or suspected: unrealized talent. [1765 75; UN 1 + REALIZED] * * * …   Universalium

  • unrealized — un|real|ized also unrealised BrE [ʌnˈrıəlaızd] adj 1.) not achieved ▪ unrealized potential 2.) technical unrealized profits, losses etc have not been changed into a form that can be used as money …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • unrealized — un•re•al•ized [[t]ʌnˈri əˌlaɪzd[/t]] adj. 1) not made real or actual; not resulting in accomplishment, as a task or aim: unrealized ambitions[/ex] 2) not known or suspected: unrealized talent[/ex] • Etymology: 1765–75 …   From formal English to slang

  • unrealized — adj. Unrealized is used with these nouns: ↑dream, ↑profit …   Collocations dictionary

  • unrealized — or unrealised adjective 1》 not achieved or created. 2》 not converted into money: unrealized property assets …   English new terms dictionary

  • unrealized — UK [ʌnˈrɪəlaɪzd] / US [ʌnˈrɪəˌlaɪzd] adjective not done or achieved the unrealized potential of this area as a tourist destination …   English dictionary