un·​char·​tered | \ ˌən-ˈchär-tərd How to pronounce unchartered (audio) \

Definition of unchartered

: not granted or issued a charter : not chartered an unchartered bank — compare uncharted

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In a city where demonstrators scrape candle wax off the street after vigils, and collect their trash after acts of civil disobedience, these young rebels have ventured into unchartered waters. Time, "'We Are Risking Everything.' Hong Kong's Young Rebels Stake Everything on Their Struggle," 5 July 2019 To be a successful activist CEO, CEOs need to follow these four simple rules: Develop an authentic voice and quick actions: Don’t try to step into the unchartered world of activism with your corporate messages in hand. Kathy Bloomgarden, Fortune, "4 Rules Every Activist CEO Should Follow," 25 June 2018 For Poland, long accustomed to navigating tensions between Russia and the West by unreservedly siding with the U.S., the arrest has them in unchartered diplomatic waters. Bojan Pancevski, WSJ, "Huawei Arrest Puts Poland on a Diplomatic Tightrope," 15 Jan. 2019 And while her makeup stayed in line with the signatures, black liner and the palest of pink at lip level, her hairstyle of choice brought the look into unchartered territory. Christian Allaire, Vogue, "Meghan Markle’s New Updo Takes a Page From Kate Middleton’s Beauty Book," 10 Jan. 2019 To some extent, the women are now in unchartered waters. Mattie Kahn, Glamour, "What It's Like to Lose in the Year of the Woman," 21 Dec. 2018 Jason Siracusa, who not only manages the Deerfield Junior All-Stars but also presides over the Little League program in that city, knows his ballclub is entering unchartered territory. Emmett Hall, Sun-Sentinel.com, "Deerfield Beach Little League Junior Division All-Stars ready for trip to Florida's capital," 12 July 2018 Elsewhere, Miller brings to life the Harriman Alaska Expedition of 1899, which slipped past the toe of Barry Glacier into an unchartered fjord now known as Harriman Fjord; the expedition also named College Fjord and the glaciers within it. Nancy Lord, Anchorage Daily News, "In ‘A Wild Promise,’ a wilderness area in limbo and a book with a mission," 19 May 2018 And just like that, Belgium were in unchartered territory - their first ever semi final, against the mighty Diego Maradona and Argentina. SI.com, "World Cup Countdown: 8 Weeks to Go - Belgium Look to Make History by Surpassing '86 Team," 26 Apr. 2018

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First Known Use of unchartered

1812, in the meaning defined above

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