uncharted waters

plural noun

: new and unknown areas
The company is moving into uncharted waters with its Internet marketing campaign.

Examples of uncharted waters in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Having become accustomed to the vocal intricacies and creative trajectory as the frontwoman of Mr. Miss, Liu Lian’s transition from the security of the band into the uncharted waters of her solo career has been a transformative journey of self-discovery and self-acceptance. Billboard China, Billboard, 6 Mar. 2024 While innovators in uncharted waters may struggle to find investment, founders can expect to see capital concentrated in those segments that have previously demonstrated traction among users and proven more resilient against the market downturn. Lawrence Wintermeyer, Forbes, 15 Feb. 2024 McMahon’s departure places the wrestling business in uncharted waters: For the first time in four decades, none of the four McMahons — Vince; his wife, Linda; and their children, Stephanie and Shane — are at the helm of the company. Tyler Kingkade, NBC News, 1 Feb. 2024 Judge Richter said that cases like Wilson’s are likely to continue as employers navigate uncharted waters in the post-pandemic workplace. Byprarthana Prakash, Fortune Europe, 22 Jan. 2024 As legal challenges mount, election officials and judges across the country have found themselves in uncharted waters that pose fundamental questions for American democracy. Anna Betts, New York Times, 12 Jan. 2024 Intervention backing off The past few years have prompted a series of pushy interventions from governments and central banks, which have pulled every lever in their arsenal to steer global economies through uncharted waters. Eleanor Pringle, Fortune, 26 Dec. 2023 The classification done by Konishi and his colleagues has raised a fresh batch of questions about mosasaurs, proving that uncharted waters still lie ahead. Jack Knudson, Discover Magazine, 22 Dec. 2023 Rest of hurricane season in 'uncharted waters' because of El Niño, record ocean temperatures A hurricane warning was in effect for south parts of Baja California Sur, including Cabo San Lucas. Jason Hanna, CNN, 21 Oct. 2023

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“Uncharted waters.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/uncharted%20waters. Accessed 16 Apr. 2024.

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