uncollected

adjective
un·col·lect·ed | \ ˌən-kə-ˈlek-təd \

Definition of uncollected 

: not collected: such as

a : not gathered into one place, body, or mass a book of thirteen previously uncollected stories streets littered with uncollected trash

b : not yet paid uncollected debt uncollected taxes checks drawn against uncollected funds

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During Mayor Virginia Raggi's tenure at City Hall, the Italian capital has endured an ailing mass transit system and pileups of uncollected trash. Frances D'emilio, Fox News, "Italy's anti-migrant minister steals partner party's show," 8 July 2018 During Mayor Virginia Raggi’s tenure at City Hall, the Italian capital has endured an ailing mass transit system and pileups of uncollected trash. Washington Post, "Italy’s anti-migrant minister steals partner party’s show," 8 July 2018 There were gardens of dying flowers and trash cans overloaded with uncollected garbage. Eli Saslow, Anchorage Daily News, "Raids are separating families in the heartland," 1 July 2018 Few people have known of that obligation, and fewer still have complied: 96% of such taxes go uncollected, according to a California tax board estimate cited by the court. Laura Stevens, WSJ, "Supreme Court Rules States Can Collect Sales Tax on Web Purchases," 22 June 2018 City tax officials estimate more than $9 million will go uncollected from local businesses this year -- money that otherwise would have gone into the city fund that pays mostly for police, fire and parks operations. Gordon R. Friedman, OregonLive.com, "Portland sues historic Roseway Theatre for unpaid taxes," 31 May 2018 Other tolls go uncollected because the state cannot match a license plate with an address. Adam Vaccaro, BostonGlobe.com, "1.3 million cars have slipped through Mass. toll gantries," 24 May 2018 Trash piling up in the streets goes uncollected, breeding swarms of flies and emitting a pungent stench. Scott Smith, Fox News, "Maduro's backers press socialism amid Venezuela's nightmare," 17 May 2018 Trash piling up in the streets goes uncollected, breeding swarms of flies and emitting a pungent stench. Washington Post, "Maduro’s backers press socialism amid Venezuela’s nightmare," 17 May 2018

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First Known Use of uncollected

1730, in the meaning defined above

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