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

Examples of uncertified in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Incumbent Naema Abraham led all candidates with 3,556 votes, or 20.1%, while incumbent Joseph Nowik got 2,917 votes, or 16.5%, according to the uncertified results. Phil Rockrohr, chicagotribune.com, "Niles Township District 219 board members face upcoming decisions on school resource officers, new superintendent and COVID-19 response," 20 Apr. 2021 The incident happened a month to the day after the owner of the facility in Acampo was ordered to pay more than $40 million to the family of another jumper who died in a tandem dive with an uncertified instructor in 2016. Aidin Vaziri, San Francisco Chronicle, "Another skydiver dies during jump at troubled Northern California parachuting center," 18 Apr. 2021 In January 2017, Raskin had objected to Florida’s electoral votes, claiming that some had been cast by uncertified electors. Washington Examiner Staff, Washington Examiner, "Impeachment case: Inside the strategy," 11 Feb. 2021 Pennsylvania's Supreme Court on Saturday night threw out the lawsuit, including an order by a lower court judge blocking the certification of any uncertified races. Marc Levy, Star Tribune, "US Supreme Court asked to block Biden win in Pennsylvania," 1 Dec. 2020 In the statement, Mr. Kline said that the decisions by Ms. Palmer and Mr. Hartmann to rescind their votes for certification meant that Wayne County’s results remained uncertified. Maggie Haberman, New York Times, "Trump Targets Michigan in His Ploy to Subvert the Election," 19 Nov. 2020 The uncertified vote totals in House District 32 were 8,403 for Hudson and 8,378 for Sorvillo. John Moritz, Arkansas Online, "Sorvillo loses lead as county counts remaining votes," 14 Nov. 2020 Likewise, there is no difference in ability between teachers who are traditionally certified, alternatively certified, and uncertified. Mike Gonzalez, National Review, "To Tackle Critical Theory in the K–12 Classroom, Start with Colleges of Education," 5 Oct. 2020 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. Mengqi Sun, WSJ, "Judge Dismisses Helms-Burton Lawsuit Against Carnival," 11 July 2020

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1681, in the meaning defined above

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27 Apr 2021

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“Uncertified.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/uncertified. Accessed 8 May. 2021.

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