un·​cor·​rect·​ed | \ ˌən-kə-ˈrek-təd How to pronounce uncorrected (audio) \

Definition of uncorrected

: not corrected : not made right an uncorrected typo : having flaws or errors uncorrected vision

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Recent Examples on the Web Hearing loss can be serious and life-impacting, and recent research published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) reveals that uncorrected hearing loss may increase the risk of depression, dementia, heart attacks and falls. Jan Burns, Houston Chronicle, "Hearing loss is serious, should be addressed quickly," 16 Aug. 2019 The 113-page audit offers a glimpse into the troubled launch of the motor voter system and points out that many of the problems remained uncorrected well into 2019. Los Angeles Times, "Nearly 84,000 duplicate voter records found in audit of California’s ‘motor voter’ system," 9 Aug. 2019 Players are warned at halftime of possible violations; if uncorrected, they are reported to the NFL for possible fines. Chris Tomasson, Twin Cities, "Former Vikings guard Mike Harris back in the NFL as uniform inspector," 4 Aug. 2019 Scott Rozelle, a professor at Stanford, found that most kids left behind in the rural villages are sick or malnourished and that up to two-thirds struggle with combinations of anemia, worms, and uncorrected myopia, which set them back at school. Joel Kotkin, National Review, "The Return to Serfdom," 25 July 2019 The firm will be subject to penalties of up to $30,000 a day for any uncorrected violations. Michael Hiltzik, latimes.com, "Judge throws the book at a clinic offering unproven stem cell ‘treatments’," 26 June 2019 Of the 628 open projects, 154 projects let uncorrected school building deficiencies, such as a leaking roof or failing cooling system, go unrepaired for up to 4.5 years. Lily Altavena, azcentral, "Hundreds of school repairs across Arizona delayed for more than a year, audit finds," 21 June 2019 Williams said the license renewal was denied because Planned Parenthood left the remaining deficiencies uncorrected. Time, "Missouri Officials Won't Renew Planned Parenthood's License to Perform Abortions," 21 June 2019 With no sense of resolution on the horizon, which is related to President Trump's demand for a wall along the southern border, the WMM will remain uncorrected for the immediate future. David Grossman, Popular Mechanics, "The Government Shutdown Is Messing with North," 15 Jan. 2019

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14th century, in the meaning defined above

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English Language Learners Definition of uncorrected

: having errors or flaws : not corrected


un·​cor·​rect·​ed | \ -kə-ˈrek-təd How to pronounce uncorrected (audio) \

Medical Definition of uncorrected

: not corrected uncorrected vision

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