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 Cullotta was given immunity for his previously uncharged crimes, but sentenced to eight years in prison before being paroled to the witness protection program when Spilotro was acquitted in 1984. Bryan Alexander, USA TODAY, "Mobster Frank Cullotta, who appeared as a hit man in 'Casino,' dies at 81 from COVID-19 complications," 24 Aug. 2020 DeAngelo had already pleaded guilty to 13 murders and 13 kidnappings for robbery, and admitted to more than 50 uncharged rapes. Matthias Gafni, SFChronicle.com, "Joseph DeAngelo, the sadistic Golden State Killer killer, sentenced to multiple life sentences," 21 Aug. 2020 In court filings made public, Los Angeles prosecutors detailed a number of uncharged allegations against Jeremy. James Queally, chicagotribune.com, "Women allege rape and groping by adult film star Ron Jeremy, including attack in Chicago in 2014," 5 Aug. 2020 Three police officers who were part of the human toboggan team on Floyd’s back are still uncharged. Scott Ostler, SFChronicle.com, "NFL and others must let players, fans know protesting is no crime," 31 May 2020 The Weinstein jury is not alone in hearing about uncharged accusations. Eric Levenson, CNN, "Witnesses at Harvey Weinstein trial show how #MeToo has changed whose voices matter," 9 Feb. 2020 Last month, Loughlin, Giannulli and other defendants in the scam who have pleaded not guilty argued that the government withheld evidence that multiple uncharged USC officials were aware of the scam. Madeline Holcombe And Sheena Jones, CNN, "Lori Loughlin and Mossimo Giannulli's legal team files a motion to postpone setting a trial date over newly released evidence," 27 Feb. 2020 According to court papers, Avenatti and an uncharged conspirator threatened to hold a press conference to ruin the sportswear giant's reputation unless the company agreed to pay him and his client millions of dollars. NBC News, "Michael Avenatti released from New York jail over coronavirus concerns," 11 Apr. 2020 This means that in Weinstein's case, prosecutors can establish a pattern of behaviour based on uncharged allegations that are not actually part of the charges against him. Brianna Provenzano, refinery29.com, "This One Rule Could Determine Harvey Weinstein’s Conviction," 10 Jan. 2020

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First Known Use of uncharged

1815, in the meaning defined above

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5 Sep 2020

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“Uncharged.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/uncharged. Accessed 27 Sep. 2020.

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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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