Meaning of “unclaimed” in the English Dictionary

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"unclaimed" in British English

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unclaimedadjective

uk /ʌnˈkleɪmd/ us /ʌnˈkleɪmd/

If something is unclaimed, no one has said that it belongs to them or that they should have it:

unclaimed prizes
More than €2.5 million lies unclaimed in bank accounts.

(Definition of “unclaimed” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"unclaimed" in Business English

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unclaimedadjective

/ʌnˈkleɪmd/ uk us

if something is unclaimed, no one has said that it belongs to them or that they want it:

More than €2.5 million lies unclaimed in bank accounts.
The proposed bill requires transfer of unclaimed deposits to the state Environmental Protection Fund.

(Definition of “unclaimed” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)