uncorrected

adjective
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

Examples of uncorrected in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web On Twitter, his organization found a tweet in Arabic about ballots left on the side of the road went uncorrected on Twitter the day after the election. Ashley Nerbovig, Detroit Free Press, "Michigan's immigrant communities hit with misinformation on closed platforms," 28 Nov. 2020 On Twitter, his organization found a tweet in Arabic about ballots left on the side of the road that went uncorrected on Twitter the day after the election. Ashley Nerbovig, USA TODAY, "WhatsApp, KaKaoTalk and more make it easy to spread misinformation, especially among immigrant communities," 27 Nov. 2020 The District must by law balance its budget, so the shortfall cannot go uncorrected. Peter Hermann, Washington Post, "D.C. police spent $40 million in overtime for demonstrations that started in May," 26 Oct. 2020 The popularity of adrenochrome harvesting theories shows how motivated actors remain two steps ahead of intervention, and how our information systems, if uncorrected, may accelerate the arrival of a new dark age. Brian Friedberg, Wired, "The Dark Virality of a Hollywood Blood-Harvesting Conspiracy," 31 July 2020 Raitt: For me, the vibe to go for is as live and uncorrected as possible. Minimal rehearsal. Natalie Weiner, Billboard, "30 Years of 'Nick of Time': How Bonnie Raitt's 'Underdog Record' Swept the Grammys & Saved Her Career," 21 Mar. 2019 Sight Savers gave spectacles free to 7,605 truck drivers with uncorrected refractive errors, but a follow-up survey found that 39% stopped using them. Prachi Salve, Quartz India, "“Sleepless for days”: Indian truckers are overworked, underpaid, and have no healthcare," 12 Feb. 2020 Unfortunately, through human error in post-production, the uncorrected version of the game was broadcast. Madison Dibble, Washington Examiner, "Jeopardy! blames ‘human error’ for controversial game clue claiming that Bethlehem is in Israel," 14 Jan. 2020 Unfortunately, through human error in post-production, the uncorrected version of the game was broadcast. Jasmine Aguilera, Time, "Jeopardy! Says 'Human Error' Caused Airing of Controversial Israel Clue," 14 Jan. 2020

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First Known Use of uncorrected

14th century, in the meaning defined above

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“Uncorrected.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/uncorrected. Accessed 25 Jan. 2021.

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More Definitions for uncorrected

uncorrected

adjective
How to pronounce uncorrected (audio)

English Language Learners Definition of uncorrected

: having errors or flaws : not corrected

uncorrected

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

Medical Definition of uncorrected

: not corrected uncorrected vision

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