non·​con·​trolled | \ ˌnän-kən-ˈtrōld How to pronounce noncontrolled (audio) \

Definition of noncontrolled

: not controlled especially : not regulated by law with regard to possession and use antibiotics and other noncontrolled prescription drugs

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Recent Examples on the Web There is no robot that has the manual dexterity, the ability to perceive the environment and react to it, especially in noncontrolled environments, and do the maintenance that a human being has. WSJ, "Managing Fear of Technology in the Workplace," 9 May 2017

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First Known Use of noncontrolled

1885, in the meaning defined above

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“Noncontrolled.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 17 Jan. 2021.

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