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unimproved

uh nim proohvd

  • a  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
  • s  (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

  • The New is unimproved, except for traces of a small Congressional appropriation a half-century ago; like all unimproved streams it alternately races and moseys, brawls and dawdles.
  • Profits from its timber, gems and silver filled Britain's coffers, and the lives of most Burmese remained unimproved.
  • Of these 75% had been thoroughly cured; 15% less completely aided; 10% unimproved by the care.
News & Articles

  • Giveaway leads to new home
    ISLAMORADA -- A couple who successfully pushed for the village to abandon an unimproved bayfront right-of-way on Upper Matecumbe Key in 2011 for environmental reasons is now building a home on that property. read more
    June 19, 2013 - Key West Citizen
Quotes

  • Henry David Thoreau in Bonner Springs Chieftain
    Our inventions are wont to be pretty toys, which distract our attention from serious things,Thoreau wrote. "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...
  • EB White in Huffington Post (blog)
    EB White wrote in his essay, "This is New York" (1948): "Every facility is inadequate-the hospitals and schools and playgrounds are overcrowded, the express highways are feverish, the unimproved highways and bridges are bottlenecks; there is...
  • Ratu Epeli Ganilau in Fiji Times
    The team recommended the intention to remove ambiguity and confusion in the method of valuation of native land outside of ALTA,Ratu Epeli said. "This will allow NLTB to use market value instead of unimproved capital value when calculating...

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