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

Examples of uncharted in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web In London, where the lifting of restrictions coincided with the balmiest weather of the summer, sunbathers near Liverpool Station voiced a mixture of relief and anxiety as the country ventured into uncharted territory. Mark Landler, New York Times, 19 July 2021 But recent incidents in the Caribbean mark a moment in which the Biden administration may be in uncharted territory. Maegan Vazquez, CNN, 13 July 2021 What will happen when workwear enters uncharted territory? Frances Solá-santiago, refinery29.com, 12 July 2021 Researchers are finding that not everyone has the same symptoms, making each patient like a snowflake, unique and in uncharted territory. Los Angeles Times, 8 July 2021 Gabriel, who is coming off back-to-back 3,500-plus yard passing seasons for the Knights, said there is a lot of learning and uncharted territory that athletes will have to maneuver through during the early stages of NIL. Matt Murschel, orlandosentinel.com, 1 July 2021 The heat has moved to the Northwest and to Canada, where a heat dome is rewriting the record book, day after day, with temperatures that take cities from Portland to Calgary into uncharted territory. Bill Mckibben, The New Yorker, 30 June 2021 From the moment Conan O’Brien confesses that two comedians will be performing at once due to a booking error, the audience is in uncharted territory. John Roy, Vulture, 29 June 2021 While several nonprofits are beginning to accept cryptocurrency, and some are auctioning off NFTs themselves, there is still a steep learning curve and uncharted territory. Mela Seyoum, USA TODAY, 25 June 2021

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First Known Use of uncharted

1832, in the meaning defined above

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24 Jul 2021

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“Uncharted.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/uncharted. Accessed 26 Jul. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of uncharted

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

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