non·​con·​trolled ˌnän-kən-ˈtrōld How to pronounce noncontrolled (audio)
: not controlled
especially : not regulated by law with regard to possession and use
antibiotics and other noncontrolled prescription drugs

Examples of noncontrolled in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web But that power is strictly limited to noncontrolled substances for the treatment of minor conditions, like the flu and lice, or some chronic health conditions, such as asthma and Type 2 diabetes. Lauren Gill, ProPublica, 29 Apr. 2023 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, 9 May 2017

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Word History

First Known Use

1885, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of noncontrolled was in 1885

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Cite this Entry

“Noncontrolled.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 Jul. 2024.

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