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 Klossowski describes the uncompleted fresco at length. Ryan Ruby, The New York Review of Books, "Pierre Klossowski, Brilliant Brother of Balthus," 8 Aug. 2020 In order to protect yourself as much as possible, get a Carfax report and search the vehicle identification number (VIN) on the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) website to check for uncompleted recalls. Drew Dorian, Car and Driver, "How Can I Save Money on a Used Car during the Pandemic?," 10 Apr. 2020 Its leagues have been left uncompleted for the first time since World War II, and several organizations governing different parts of the game in the United Kingdom have been locked in talks over who should take the financial hit. NBC News, "Coronavirus: Pressure grows on U.K. soccer stars to cut pay as crisis deepens," 3 Apr. 2020 Jury trials that were underway but uncompleted before the preventive measures were imposed have been suspended. Andrew C. Mccarthy, National Review, "The Courts Are Open and Functioning," 2 Apr. 2020 When Sherman’s amnesiac Francis gropes in song for words and definitions that now elude him, the pang of the unanswerable lingers in his uncompleted sentences. Ben Brantley, New York Times, "Review: Lies of Love and Memory Swirl Through ‘Unknown Soldier’," 9 Mar. 2020 Meanwhile, experts mulled how to stabilize and remove what’s left of the uncompleted hotel building and two giant construction cranes in danger of toppling. Washington Post, "Search continues, hope diminishes at hotel collapse site," 15 Oct. 2019 Turrell’s complex of tunnels, portals, and chambers remains uncompleted and closed to the public, though a recent $10 million donation from West means it’s now supposed to open in a few years. Spencer Kornhaber, The Atlantic, "Kanye West’s Austere Reform Church," 25 Oct. 2019 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

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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 27 Sep. 2020.

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: not finished : not completed

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