un·​com·​mit·​ted | \ ˌən-kə-ˈmi-təd How to pronounce uncommitted (audio) \

Definition of uncommitted

: not committed specifically : not pledged to a particular belief, allegiance, or program uncommitted voters

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Recent Examples on the Web Of the five uncommitted linebackers to accrue an Irish offer, only one has visited Notre Dame: West Lafayette (Ind.) High’s Yanni Karlaftis. Carter Karels, Indianapolis Star, "Here are Notre Dame football 2021 recruiting storylines," 12 Feb. 2020 One lone guy in a baseball cap stayed in the uncommitted chairs, staring out at the room blankly. Eric Lach, The New Yorker, "“Pretty Much a Big Mess”: One Iowa Caucus Precinct’s Drama-Filled Night," 4 Feb. 2020 Some participants might even form an uncommitted caucus as a protest or out of indecision, inviting entreaties from candidate groups. Fortune, "How the Iowa caucuses work—and what’s new for 2020," 3 Feb. 2020 College football’s early signing period closed with several top-100 prospects still officially uncommitted. Washington Post, "All-star games could shake up team recruiting rankings," 21 Dec. 2019 The 247 Sports database lists OSU offers to 10 uncommitted cornerbacks, including four in the national top 100. Nathan Baird, cleveland, "With Clark Phillips III flipping to Utah, Ohio State football faces cornerback urgency in 2021 recruiting," 19 Dec. 2019 Not even Mitt Romney, who, at this point, is aptly troubled but uncommitted. David Harsanyi, National Review, "Is Impeachment Backfiring on the Democrats?," 26 Nov. 2019 With this recruiting cycle nearing a close, some of the more notable uncommitted prospect from the Houston area include North Shore running back Zach Evans, Fort Bend Marshall quarterback Malik Hornsby and Fort Bend Austin guard Kendal Septs. Adam Coleman, Houston Chronicle, "Houston Sterling’s Frank Brown commits to Arizona," 14 Jan. 2020 Those who are caucusing with candidates who aren't viable have to realign or declare as uncommitted. Ben Kamisar, NBC News, "Biden tops new Iowa poll as race remains in flux," 13 Jan. 2020

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First Known Use of uncommitted

15th century, in the meaning defined above

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“Uncommitted.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/uncommitted. Accessed 26 Feb. 2020.

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English Language Learners Definition of uncommitted

: not yet supporting a particular person, belief, etc. : not committed

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