un·​al·​tered | \ ˌən-ˈȯl-tərd How to pronounce unaltered (audio) \

Definition of unaltered

: not changed into something else especially deliberately : not altered unaltered documents

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Recent Examples on the Web Interior is mostly back to original with unaltered limed oak walls on the main floor. Judy Rose, Detroit Free Press, "$785K Detroit home was stripped of 'all the weird stuff' for renovation," 21 Dec. 2019 The perception remains unaltered, perhaps even unalterable. BostonGlobe.com, "1. Triston Casas, 1B (age 19 in 2019)," 18 Nov. 2019 Despite his resignation, the coalition’s parties will remain unaltered: Ms. Marin’s Social Democratic Party as Finland’s biggest, the Center Party, the Greens, the Left Alliance and the Swedish People’s Party of Finland. Johanna Lemola, New York Times, "Sanna Marin of Finland to Become World’s Youngest Prime Minister," 9 Dec. 2019 Fisher’s footage — culled from roughly eight minutes of scenes deleted from The Force Awakens — was unaltered, according to director J.J. Abrams. James Hibberd, EW.com, "Daisy Ridley describes shooting Leia scenes without Carrie Fisher," 5 Dec. 2019 But there could be other cells in the blastocyst that have unaltered GJB2 genes or off-target changes. Jon Cohen, Science | AAAS, "Embattled Russian scientist sharpens plans to create gene-edited babies," 21 Oct. 2019 These stipulate that all manufacturing data must be preserved — unaltered — and made available to regulators. Katherine Eban, STAT, "In generic drug plants in China and India, data falsification is still a problem," 29 Oct. 2019 Zselic National Landscape Protection Area, Hungary The Zselic Starry Sky Park has near-unaltered dark skies, offering naked-eye views of the elusive Triangulum Galaxy on clear nights. Scott Stulberg, National Geographic, "These are the world’s best stargazing spots," 29 Oct. 2019 This has raised concerns that the whistleblower’s identity could be leaked by those in the investigation’s orbit who would typically have unaltered access to the testimony. Los Angeles Times, "Here’s what Democrats are reportedly considering to protect the whistleblower’s identity," 8 Oct. 2019

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First Known Use of unaltered

1551, in the meaning defined above

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7 Jan 2020

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“Unaltered.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unaltered. Accessed 22 January 2020.

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: not changed or altered : remaining in an original state

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