uncollected

adjective
un·​col·​lect·​ed | \ ˌən-kə-ˈlek-təd How to pronounce uncollected (audio) \

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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The auditors are expected to generate $43.5 million in taxes that would otherwise go uncollected. Patrick Marley, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Budget committee to meet as Republicans struggle to come up with plan to fund roads," 6 June 2019 He and one other person were stopped from picking-up uncollected curbside garbage in Fairfield during that city’s financial crisis. Carol Robinson | Crobinson@al.com, al.com, "Well-known activist Mercutio Southall charged in Birmingham killing," 6 June 2019 Some analysts say that benefit, which is projected to cost the Treasury $166 billion in uncollected tax revenues between 2016 and 2020, could be reined in. Kenneth R. Harney, chicagotribune.com, "Tax overhaul plans in summertime slow motion," 11 July 2017 Too many hands came back covered with uncollected pollen. Jeremy Bagott, WSJ, "Bees Converge on Central California From Across the Pollen Nation," 22 Mar. 2019 Other national parks are suffering from a buildup of uncollected garbage and sewage. Jim Carlton, WSJ, "Shutdown Means Fewer Visitors to National Parks, and Small Businesses Suffer," 31 Dec. 2018 There were gardens of dying flowers and trash cans overloaded with uncollected garbage. Eli Saslow, Washington Post, "After raid, immigrant families are separated in the American heartland," 30 June 2018 There were gardens of dying flowers and trash cans overloaded with uncollected garbage. Eli Saslow, Washington Post, "After raid, immigrant families are separated in the American heartland," 30 June 2018 There were gardens of dying flowers and trash cans overloaded with uncollected garbage. Eli Saslow, Washington Post, "After raid, immigrant families are separated in the American heartland," 30 June 2018

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First Known Use of uncollected

1730, in the meaning defined above

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uncoined

uncolike

uncollected

uncollectible

uncolored

uncolt

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