un·​chart·​ed | \ ˌən-ˈchär-təd \

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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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 One official said the expectation was that the Army’s case would continue, but added that the president’s tweet put the military in uncharted territory. Taimoor Shah, The Seattle Times, "Trump to ‘review’ case of Green Beret accused of murdering Afghan," 16 Dec. 2018 Sweden—an affluent and politically stable nation, known for its consensual politics and generous welfare state—is now entering uncharted territory. Dominic Chopping, WSJ, "Swedish Parliament Votes to Oust Prime Minister Stefan Löfven," 25 Sep. 2018 Yeah, really! Burger King has formerly experimented with all kinds of chicken products, including spicy nuggets and world-famous chicken fries, but the new tenders are somehow uncharted territory. Taylor Rock, Fox News, "Burger King debuts crispy chicken tenders," 22 Sep. 2018 While Putin appears almost daily on state television, a show of this type is uncharted territory for the leader. Amie Ferris-rotman, The Seattle Times, "Vladimir Putin is now a reality TV star," 3 Sep. 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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