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

Examples of uncollected in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Scott asked why so many bills have gone uncollected. Emily Opilo, Baltimore Sun, 4 May 2022 In the suburban towns north of Kyiv, the Ukrainian army was advancing through a tableau of destruction, with dozens of wrecked tanks on streets, extensive damage to buildings and the bodies of civilians still lying uncollected. New York Times, 2 Apr. 2022 Accounts from the city suggest the true toll is much higher, with bodies lying uncollected. Compiled Democrat-gazette Staff From Wire Reports, Arkansas Online, 23 Mar. 2022 Accounts from the city suggest the true toll is much higher, with bodies lying uncollected. chicagotribune.com, 23 Mar. 2022 Zelenskyy said corpses of Ukrainians and Russians alike lie uncollected on Mariupol’s roads and sidewalks. Yuras Karmanau, ajc, 28 Mar. 2022 Every month the gas tax goes uncollected costs Maryland $100 million, for example. Dominic Pino, National Review, 25 Mar. 2022 For weeks, where there should have been hope ahead, the stench of uncollected trash hung over city neighborhoods. Xander Peters, The Christian Science Monitor, 8 Mar. 2022 Stacks of uncollected containers towered like monuments to globalization gone awry. New York Times, 1 Feb. 2022 See More

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First Known Use of uncollected

1730, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of uncollected was in 1730

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22 May 2022

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“Uncollected.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/uncollected. Accessed 30 Jun. 2022.

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