un·​charged | \ ˌən-ˈchärjd How to pronounce uncharged (audio) \

Definition of uncharged

: not charged specifically : having no electric charge

Examples of uncharged in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web In June 2020, DeAngelo pleaded guilty to 13 counts of first-degree murder as part of a plea deal, which also required him to admit to multiple uncharged acts, including rapes. Grace Kahng, ABC News, 16 Sep. 2021 The court also ruled that evidence obtained using the body wire should not have been used in Allen’s trial because he should not have been interrogated about an uncharged crime that might implicate him in his ongoing murder trial. oregonlive, 10 Sep. 2021 Though there are six complaining witnesses in the trial, the prosecution has also called witnesses alleging uncharged crimes in order to establish a pattern of alleged criminal behavior by Kelly. Charles Trepany, USA TODAY, 7 Sep. 2021 The uncharged person was at the home waiting for them, DeBoni said. Paige Fry, chicagotribune.com, 27 July 2021 Her story matched up with the prosecution's description of Jane Doe #8, one of the accusers of uncharged crimes. Maria Puente, USA TODAY, 30 Aug. 2021 The uncharged acts could involve up to 14 additional people who say that they, too, were mistreated by Mr. Kelly. New York Times, 17 Aug. 2021 What 'uncharged crimes' might come up at the trial? Cydney Henderson, USA TODAY, 11 Aug. 2021 Federal prosecutors filed a motion late Friday seeking to admit evidence of uncharged crimes at singer R. Kelly’s upcoming trial in New York, including new allegations of abuse involving at least 10 girls dating back to 1991 in Chicago. Jason Meisner, chicagotribune.com, 23 July 2021

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First Known Use of uncharged

1815, in the meaning defined above

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“Uncharged.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/uncharged. Accessed 26 Sep. 2021.

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un·​charged | \ -ˈchärjd How to pronounce uncharged (audio) \

Medical Definition of uncharged

: not charged specifically : having no electric charge an uncharged atom

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