uncharged

adjective

un·​charged ˌən-ˈchärjd How to pronounce uncharged (audio)
: not charged
specifically : having no electric charge

Examples of uncharged in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Part of the appeals court’s review will consider the subject matter of testimony from the uncharged witnesses. Winston Cho, The Hollywood Reporter, 25 Apr. 2024 Six months after Simpson was acquitted, California added Section 1109 to the Evidence Code, allowing uncharged conduct and other evidence of prior abuse to be shown to jurors in similar cases. Sonja Sharp, Los Angeles Times, 13 Apr. 2024 The first telltale signs Mr. Windom was homing in on Mr. Trump and the half-dozen allies who would later be listed in the indictment as uncharged co-conspirators was a series of subpoenas issued by a grand jury in Washington. Adam Goldman, New York Times, 22 Mar. 2024 Graves said charging rates will probably flatten at this level because half of uncharged arrests arise from domestic violence calls. Emily Davies, Washington Post, 15 Mar. 2024 Unaffected by electromagnetic fields, these uncharged particles continuously drift into the heliosphere. Diane Hope, Ars Technica, 12 Dec. 2023 Now the trial judge at that point has to [deal] with the balancing act because, generally speaking, evidence of uncharged crimes is inadmissible. Winston Cho, The Hollywood Reporter, 26 Dec. 2023 The court documents indicate that the Justice Department has filed money laundering charges against former Filipino election administrator Andres Bautista – and that four executives from Smartmatic subsidiaries are implicated as uncharged co-conspirators. Marshall Cohen, CNN, 22 Sep. 2023 Young Thug and Birdman were named as uncharged co-conspirators in that case, with prosecutors claiming that Winfrey made multiple calls to them before and after the shooting. Andre Gee, Rolling Stone, 24 July 2023

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Word History

First Known Use

1815, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of uncharged was in 1815

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Cite this Entry

“Uncharged.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/uncharged. Accessed 30 May. 2024.

Kids Definition

uncharged

adjective
un·​charged ˌən-ˈchärjd How to pronounce uncharged (audio)
: having no electric charge

Medical Definition

uncharged

adjective
un·​charged -ˈchärjd How to pronounce uncharged (audio)
: not charged
specifically : having no electric charge
an uncharged atom

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