un·​com·​plet·​ed | \ ˌən-kəm-ˈplē-təd How to pronounce uncompleted (audio) \

Definition of uncompleted

: not brought to an end or to the desired final state : not completed an uncompleted portrait/project an uncompleted crossword puzzle

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Recent Examples on the Web The uncompleted statue remains the subject of some controversy and disapproval from a number of Lakota and descendants of Crazy Horse, who say carving into a mountain on sacred tribal land is not a fitting tribute to the humble warrior. Web Behrens, chicagotribune.com, 9 Sep. 2021 Agre’s life’s work was left uncompleted, questions posed but unanswered. Washington Post, 12 Aug. 2021 The uncompleted project was sold to another steward in 2002. Robert Ross, Robb Report, 9 Aug. 2021 While the cause was still not known, investigators are looking into whether uncompleted repairs were to blame. NBC News, 8 July 2021 This could potentially impact districts such as the Dallas-area Kemp ISD, which is fighting state intervention by challenging an uncompleted TEA investigation in court. Emily Donaldson, Dallas News, 21 June 2021 For all of 2020 the shop logged $373,625 in orders, though Mr. Tarrio said that figure included some fake purchases by bots and uncompleted transactions due to card-processor interruptions. Rebecca Ballhaus, WSJ, 16 June 2021 It has long been noted that the Permian basin especially has a large number of wells that were drilled but not fracked (uncompleted), creating a reservoir of cheaper capacity additions available to the industry. Michael Lynch, Forbes, 21 June 2021 Leaders also agreed to raise their spending to meet an earlier, uncompleted goal of pledging $100 billion a year to help less wealthy countries stem their own carbon emissions and deal with the damage already wrought by climate change. Nicole Goodkind, Fortune, 15 June 2021

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First Known Use of uncompleted

1513, in the meaning defined above

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“Uncompleted.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/uncompleted. Accessed 28 Sep. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of uncompleted

: not finished : not completed

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