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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Recent Examples on the Web Dear Manners: These are uncharted waters for all of us, and the code of etiquette is still being written. Annie Lane, oregonlive, "Dear Annie: ‘Friend’ requests sent to boyfriend never get accepted," 31 July 2020 After guiding the Ohio High School Athletic Association through uncharted waters with the new coronavirus pandemic, Jerry Snodgrass will not see his leadership continue to the upcoming season. Scott Springer, The Enquirer, "OHSAA parts ways with executive director Jerry Snodgrass," 7 July 2020 Spending prior seasons in the Missouri Valley Conference and Southeastern Conference, Drew continued his journey into uncharted territories as his assignments were focused on American Athletic Conference basketball. Jack Williams, The Arizona Republic, "Season as ESPN analyst gave GCU basketball coach Bryce Drew new perspective of the game," 1 July 2020 This entire mess unravels the uncharted territory of clinical trials for traditional medicine. Manavi Kapur, Quartz India, "Ramdev’s ayurvedic medicine for Covid-19 has kicked up quite a storm," 24 June 2020 Margot Robbie is embarking on a new cinematic outing through uncharted waters as the lead of a new Pirates of the Caribbean movie, EW has learned. Nick Romano, EW.com, "Margot Robbie set to star in new Pirates of the Caribbean movie," 26 June 2020 But coronavirus took the industry, like many others, into uncharted territory. Morgan Hines, USA TODAY, "'Feels very unfair': Families say cruise lines are using a 'technicality' to refuse refunds," 21 June 2020 Behind the letters there seemed to be a cold, mile-deep mountain lake or perhaps an uncharted galaxy, colder still. 1843, "The internet, mon amour," 19 June 2020 Behind the letters there seemed to be a cold, mile-deep mountain lake or perhaps an uncharted galaxy, colder still. Virginia Heffernan, The Economist, "The internet, mon amour," 19 June 2020

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First Known Use of uncharted

1832, in the meaning defined above

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4 Aug 2020

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“Uncharted.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/uncharted. Accessed 14 Aug. 2020.

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

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