unredeemed UK US /ˌʌnrɪˈdiːmd/ adjective
FINANCE used to describe something that has been given as security on a loan, and which the lender keeps because the borrower has not paid back the loan: »

Unredeemed articles become the property of the pawnbroker at the end of the period and may be sold in order to repay the loan.

not exchanged for money or goods: »

Retailers gain a huge amount of revenue through unredeemed gift cards.

Financial and business terms. 2012.


Look at other dictionaries:

  • Unredeemed — Un re*deemed , a. Not redeemed. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • unredeemed — index diabolic Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • unredeemed — [spelling only] …   English World dictionary

  • unredeemed — adj. * * * …   Universalium

  • unredeemed — adjective a) Of a person, not redeemed; not granted redemption or salvation; unsaved. b) Of a coupon or offer, unspent; not used in a purchase, and thus still usable …   Wiktionary

  • unredeemed — adj. not ransomed; not saved …   English contemporary dictionary

  • unredeemed — adjective not redeemed. Derivatives unredeemable adjective …   English new terms dictionary

  • unredeemed — a. 1. Unransomed, forfeited. 2. Unfulfilled, unperformed …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • unredeemed — un·redeemed …   English syllables

  • unredeemed — un re•deemed′ adj …   From formal English to slang