uncontrolled

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adjective un·con·trolled \ˌən-kən-ˈtrōld\

Definition of uncontrolled

  1. :  not controlled: such asa :  happening or done without being stopped, slowed, or controlled <an uncontrolled tantrum> <his uncontrolled anger> <uncontrolled hypertension> <uncontrolled urban sprawl>b :  not conducted or maintained in accordance with fixed rules, restraints, or procedures <results from an uncontrolled study>c :  not regulated by law with regard to possession and use <uncontrolled substances>

Circa 1535

First Known Use of uncontrolled

circa 1535


UNCONTROLLED Defined for Kids

uncontrolled

adjective un·con·trolled \ˌən-kən-ˈtrōld\

Definition of uncontrolled for Students

  1. :  not being controlled


Medical Dictionary

uncontrolled

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adjective un·con·trolled \ˌən-kən-ˈtrōld\

Medical Definition of uncontrolled

  1. 1:  not being under control <uncontrolled hypertension>

  2. 2:  not incorporating suitable experimental controls <uncontrolled drug trials>



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