un·​cor·​rect·​ed | \ˌən-kə-ˈrek-təd \

Definition of uncorrected 

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

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Earlier this year, in the eastern half of the country, a time error of 10 seconds too fast went uncorrected for a week or more. Seth Borenstein, USA TODAY, "Running late? Clocks may go a little cuckoo with change to power grid maintenance rules," 17 May 2018 Problems that go uncorrected after inspectors respond to a complaint would trigger a $150 re-inspection fee for the first unit, and $100 for each additional unit. Bill Turque, kansascity, "KC rental housing inspection proposal to go on August ballot | The Kansas City Star," 10 May 2018 Crump confirmed Monday that the confusion was caused by a mix-up that allowed an uncorrected set of drawings to remain on a press website. Anita Chabria, Sam Stanton And Tony Bizjak, sacbee, "Stephon Clark family legal team explains autopsy drawing error with wrong bullet entry | The Sacramento Bee," 2 Apr. 2018 The difficulty begins when Mizuno carelessly includes the model’s name, Cojima, toward the end of the manuscript and the story goes to press uncorrected. Min Jin Lee, New York Times, "Was It the Perfect Crime or a Paranoid Fantasy?," 15 Feb. 2018 Among his findings: Most kids are sick or malnourished and up to two-thirds struggle with combinations of anemia, worms and uncorrected myopia that set them back at school. Andrew Browne, WSJ, "The Underclass That Threatens Xi’s ‘China Dream’," 5 Dec. 2017 His lies about Congresswoman Frederica Wilson still remain uncorrected. Frank Rich, Daily Intelligencer, "Frank Rich: What Jeff Flake Couldn’t Bring Himself to Say About Donald Trump," 25 Oct. 2017 An uncorrected vision problem – especially in child who is still developing — can have a lifelong and damaging impact on the child’s academic success and quality of life. Alex Levin, Md, Philly.com, "20 percent of Philly kids fail in-school eye exams. Wills Eye program can help.," 19 Oct. 2017 While a cause-and-effect relationship has yet to be established, evidence is gradually increasing to suggest that uncorrected deficits in vision and hearing can accelerate cognitive decline. Jane E. Brody, New York Times, "Vision and Hearing Loss Are Tied to Cognitive Decline," 25 Sep. 2017

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14th century, in the meaning defined above

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un·​cor·​rect·​ed | \-kə-ˈrek-təd \

Medical Definition of uncorrected 

: not corrected uncorrected vision

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