un·​charged | \ˌən-ˈchärjd \

Definition of uncharged 

: not charged specifically : having no electric charge

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An as-yet uncharged contractor allegedly wrote tens of thousands of dollars in checks to Willie’s wife, according to court filings. Rachel Weiner, Washington Post, "Bribery scheme run out of Va. transportation department nets 7 convictions," 29 Mar. 2018 Andreavich argued that the Facebook posts involved prior uncharged conduct, were unfairly prejudicial, and were irrelevant to the sale that prompted her arrest. Washington Post, "Court upholds conviction of medical marijuana activist," 20 June 2018 The lawsuit filed Thursday names two Canadians as defendants who were indicted but who fled the country; the two U.S. citizens who pleaded guilty to assault; plus a fifth person, an uncharged Canadian citizen. Washington Post, "Lawsuits filed against Turkey over violence with guards at 2017 D.C. protest," 10 May 2018 The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel typically does not name uncharged suspects, and police say the investigation is ongoing. Ashley Luthern, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Man arrested in stabbing outside Columbia St. Mary's Hospital was convicted of stabbing 2 other women," 4 Apr. 2018 In his own newer filing, Mueller understandably avoids making any uncharged allegations about Manafort and collusion crimes. Andrew Prokop, Vox, "Mueller just confirmed he was investigating Manafort for collusion with Russia," 3 Apr. 2018 These rods were inserted into a nuclear reactor and bombarded with neutrons, tiny, uncharged subatomic particles, with the hope that some would get stuck to uranium atoms, increasing their atomic number to 239. Julian G. West, The Atlantic, "The Atomic-Bomb Core That Escaped World War II," 2 Apr. 2018 The Latest on the Islamic attack in southern France (all times local): French authorities say a 17-year-old male friend of an attacker who killed hostages in a supermarket in southern France last week has been released uncharged from custody. Fox News, "The Latest: French police free 17-year-old in attack case," 27 Mar. 2018 The Journal Sentinel typically does not name uncharged suspects. Ashley Luthern, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Free gun locks available after 9-year-old Milwaukee girl was accidentally killed by brother," 12 Mar. 2018

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1815, in the meaning defined above

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un·​charged | \-ˈchärjd \

Medical Definition of uncharged 

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

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