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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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 Among the translation errors that went uncorrected was Mr. Schellenberg’s first assertion he was framed by Mr. Xu. Eva Dou, WSJ, "China to Retry Long-Held Canadian on Drug Charges," 31 Dec. 2018 The bit that is clear has a resolution that is about 10 times better than the uncorrected image, revealing some hidden details. Chris Lee, Ars Technica, "Galaxy mergers hide ravenous supermassive black holes," 14 Nov. 2018 Shortly after that settlement, Georgia passed a law that codified a new, similar version of the exact match system and reinstated a deadline, rejecting uncorrected registrations after a 26-month period. P.r. Lockhart, Vox, "Georgia, 2018’s most prominent voting rights battleground, explained," 2 Nov. 2018 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

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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 \

Medical Definition of uncorrected

: not corrected uncorrected vision

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