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