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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Sigley's last tweet was sent Monday, in Korean and English, showing new signage above the Ryugyong Hotel -- the infamous uncompleted North Korean skyscraper which some have dubbed one of the world's ugliest buildings. Paula Hancocks And Joshua Berlinger, CNN, "Australian student in North Korea reported missing after family loses contact with him for 2 days," 27 June 2019 Some ballots were uncompleted; the woman promised to finish filling them out. Dylan Scott, Vox, "There’s something very weird going on with this North Carolina House election," 30 Nov. 2018 The Germans continued at the same pedestrian pace after halftime and Ozil had another poor display, with many of his passes uncompleted. Samuel Petrequin, chicagotribune.com, "Defending champions Germany eliminated from World Cup after losing Korea," 27 June 2018 The Germans continued at the same pedestrian pace after halftime and Mesut Ozil had another poor display, with many of his passes uncompleted. Samuel Petrequin, Fox News, "Defending champion Germany eliminated from World Cup," 27 June 2018 Even though less than 10 percent of players completed the Black Ops 3 campaign, for instance, the uncompleted single-player mode may have been an important and memorable experience for many more players. Kyle Orland, Ars Technica, "Analysis: Player interest in Call of Duty’s campaigns is cratering," 21 May 2018 That uncompleted syllable would have suggested so much: Barry’s ultimate inability to change, a series of self-deceptions and one last times stretching on forever. James Poniewozik, New York Times, "On That ‘Barry’ Finale and Why Some Shows Are So Good, They Need to End," 13 May 2018 Most of these projects are uncompleted or haven’t started. I Made Sentana, WSJ, "Indonesia Tries Jolting Economy With Budget Boost," 16 Aug. 2017 As the scholar’s grandfather was lowered into the ground, the mother received a phone call from her teacher but instead of condolences and support, this teacher demanded speaking about uncompleted homework. Charles P. Pierce, Esquire, "Education Is Not a Business—or It Shouldn't Be," 27 Oct. 2017

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1513, in the meaning defined above

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English Language Learners Definition of uncompleted

: not finished : not completed

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