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 year’s health check of banks’ balance sheets is particularly significant for investors given that the U.K. is slated to leave the EU in March, an uncharted path. Philip Georgiadis And Margot Patrick, WSJ, "British Banks Are Healthy Enough to Handle a Chaotic Brexit," 28 Nov. 2018 Smith wanted the exploratory rules package used in the All-Star race and embraced by fans, and the roval is just the next uncharted step. Fox News, "NASCAR's radical 'roval' race in Charlotte could be the event of the year," 27 Sep. 2018 The sense of adventure and the monumental challenge of traveling so far and so long into mostly uncharted territory shows determination. Terri Colby, chicagotribune.com, "Following in footsteps — or wagon ruts — of American history on Oregon Trail," 24 May 2018 Like many other federal agencies, the FAA has been pushed into uncharted waters by the current budget impasse because past furloughs lasted for shorter periods. Andy Pasztor, WSJ, "FAA Orders Nearly 3,000 Safety Employees Back to Work," 15 Jan. 2019 So when Batmanglij was commissioned by Vince to make a film inspired by their Spring 2019 collection, the brand knew it was headed for uncharted territory. Vogue, "If You Loved The OA, You'll Love Vince's New Film for Spring ’19," 5 Feb. 2019 Your guide, Tanaz Noble, is a formidable kayaker who’s broken records for paddling uncharted waters between many of the Andaman islands. Ella Riley-adams, Vogue, "Why India’s Andaman Islands Could Be the New Maldives," 4 Jan. 2019 But the second half break seemed to give the 'Vatreni' a second wind that lasted long enough for Mario Manduzkic to score a historic second goal in extra time and send Croatia into uncharted waters. Juan Pimiento, chicagotribune.com, "Ronaldo's shock transfer, the World Cup semis and the best of the week in soccer," 12 July 2018 After running through the story from the novel, season two of the series took off into uncharted waters, where viewers had no source material to refer to for spoilers. Tony Bravo, SFChronicle.com, "Swearing off the dystopia of ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ (spoilers included)," 12 July 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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