uncertified

adjective
un·​cer·​ti·​fied | \ ˌən-ˈsər-tə-ˌfīd How to pronounce uncertified (audio) \

Definition of uncertified

: not endorsed, confirmed, guaranteed, or attested authoritatively : not certified an uncertified teacher an uncertified check

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Based on a 1996 estimate, the number of uncertified claims could be as high as 200,000, with a value in the tens of billions of dollars, Ms. Breier said. Mengqi Sun, WSJ, "Companies in Cuba Face Legal Risks as U.S. Changes Stance on Seized Property," 2 May 2019 The sequence of storms and fires forced the agency to use uncertified workers to fill key roles in some cases. Valerie Bauerlein, WSJ, "FEMA Starts Taking Stock of Damage From Storm," 20 Sep. 2018 Two years later, after the Pregnant Guppy had flown at Van Nuys, Conroy obtained special permission to fly the uncertified aircraft to NASA’s Manned Space Flight Center in Houston for a demonstration. David Hambling, Popular Mechanics, "Why the Super Guppy Is Such a Badass Plane," 17 Dec. 2018 That led to a price war over the summer, as manufacturers flooded the market with uncertified cars before the WLTP rules took effect. William Boston, WSJ, "BMW Gets Caught in Perfect Storm of Politics and Economics," 7 Nov. 2018 Families are also being forced to move into smaller apartments, choosing to place their children with uncertified, often unsafe baby-sitters, and giving up on paying for their children's health insurance. Caron Creighton, Fox News, "African migrants reel as Israeli law cuts into salaries," 15 Aug. 2018 Prior to Carlos Herrera’s release in May, the Department of Community Supervision provided an uncertified interpreter to discuss re-entry. Washington Post, "Lawsuit: Georgia is denying equal access for deaf inmates," 20 June 2018 The idea behind charters was to loosen rules and regulations that might hinder innovation, allowing them to hire uncertified teachers for example. Emmanuel Felton, NBC News, "'It's like a black and white thing': How some elite charter schools exclude minorities," 17 June 2018 Like dozens of uncertified officers and patrolmen across Alaska, Brent Norton earned a living as someone the community put trust in to keep things safe. Anchorage Daily News, "From criminal to cop, and back again, in Alaska’s most vulnerable villages," 9 June 2018

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1681, in the meaning defined above

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