un·​con·​tam·​i·​nat·​ed | \ ˌən-kən-ˈta-mə-ˌnā-təd How to pronounce uncontaminated (audio) \

Definition of uncontaminated

: not soiled, stained, or corrupted by contact with something else : not contaminated uncontaminated water a person uncontaminated by greed

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Recent Examples on the Web The city borrowed more than $17 million in federal-state loans to build a new treatment plant and drill new wells that tap into an uncontaminated aquifer. Michael Hawthorne, Chicago Tribune, 26 June 2022 The price of prime scrap—a clean, uncontaminated grade mostly harvested from metal stamping plants and machine shops—rose 34% in 2021 to $540 a ton. Bob Tita, WSJ, 3 Jan. 2022 Try transplanting some of your silver dollar plants to an uncontaminated area, making sure not to include any garlic mustard. BostonGlobe.com, 26 Sep. 2021 Testing of uncontaminated wells will now be done every two weeks, Berg said, to ensure that the contamination isn't spreading. Laura Schulte, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 13 July 2021 Muller is currently assembling stories and recipes for a second book, which will focus on her journey from Manhattan to the remote farm as well as the traditions of the uncontaminated interior heart of the island. Valentina Di Donato, Forbes, 25 June 2021 Environmentalists also worry that the government won’t invest in infrastructure that can better control water levels within the mines and ensure that groundwater and rivers remain uncontaminated. NBC News, 16 May 2021 Williams says the idea is to construct new habitat for fish and kelp in uncontaminated areas to build up healthy populations of fish. Jeff Berardelli, CBS News, 12 Apr. 2021 And now, the global COVID-19 pandemic has made the opioid crisis even more deadly, by creating insecurity, isolating users, disrupting the flow of uncontaminated drug supplies, and taxing our health services. Joseph Stauffer, Fortune, 16 Dec. 2020 See More

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First Known Use of uncontaminated

1611, in the meaning defined above

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“Uncontaminated.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/uncontaminated. Accessed 6 Jul. 2022.

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