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unformatted

Line breaks: un|for¦mat¦ted
Pronunciation: /ʌnˈfɔːmatɪd
 
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Definition of unformatted in English:

adjective

Computing
(Of a document, storage medium, etc.) not formatted.
Example sentences
  • He has to manage data from city hospitals delivering information on diseases by mail, fax, attached spreadsheets, and unformatted electronic text.
  • Researchers can search the information which is available as unformatted free text files that can be searched by keyword or phrase.
  • Note that if your new drive is unformatted, all you'll get if you make a mistake is an error.

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