un·​chart·​ed | \ ˌən-ˈchär-təd How to pronounce uncharted (audio) \

Definition of uncharted

: not recorded or plotted on a map, chart, or plan an uncharted island broadly : unknown a discussion moving into uncharted territory

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This is Bill Belichick’s 20th season as the Patriots head coach, and Tom Brady’s 20th season as an NFL player—and both are well into uncharted territory, in accomplishment and longevity. Albert Breer, SI.com, "As NFL Training Camp Looms, Pressure’s on for Rodgers, LaFleur and the Packers," 27 June 2019 The Ozark Chinquapin Foundation is in uncharted territory. Robert Langellier, National Geographic, "A legendary Ozark chestnut tree, thought extinct, is rediscovered," 24 June 2019 Now, though, Uzi’s taking his bag game into uncharted territory. Rachel Hahn, Vogue, "What Exactly Is Lil Uzi Vert’s Latest Prada Accessory?," 16 May 2019 As has been the case so often in the internet's brief life, humanity has entered uncharted territory. The Economist, "Regulating Big Tech makes them stronger, so they need competition instead," 6 June 2019 Those uncharted waters Geneva was in Monday at the Class 4A Marist Supersectional became choppy when the host Redhawks jumped to a 6-0 lead through three innings. Rick Armstrong, Aurora Beacon-News, "A super season: Geneva’s run as 14th seed in the sectional ends with loss to softball powerhouse Marist," 4 June 2019 In the vast, uncharted expanses of the Himalayas, to map and measure was to claim. Ipsita Chakravarty, Quartz India, "How colonialism cost the Himalayas their remoteness," 10 June 2019 Neither had entrepreneurs in the family to set the example for them, so creating their own business was completely uncharted territory. Tiffany Stoiber, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "These moms had a dream for an indoor playground, and now they're inspiring their own kids to be entrepreneurs, too," 7 Feb. 2018 In a perfect world, a sour IPA would be equal parts tart, juicy, and fruity, but the sour IPA is still largely uncharted territory. Alex Delany, Bon Appetit, "The IPA is everywhere, but not all IPAs are the same. Learn about the 10 styles of IPA before you order your next round of beers.," 30 Jan. 2018

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First Known Use of uncharted

1832, in the meaning defined above

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English Language Learners Definition of uncharted

: not recorded or located on a map, chart, or plan

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