un·​count·​ed | \ ˌən-ˈkau̇n-təd How to pronounce uncounted (audio) \

Definition of uncounted

1 : not counted

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They spent uncounted hours on the project. gazed in wonder at the uncounted stars of the sky

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Human rights groups believe that number could be much higher since many missing migrants go uncounted. Zoë Schlanger, Quartz, "A pregnant woman miscarried while in Border Patrol custody on July 4," 9 July 2019 The results are not yet official: With 99 percent of precincts reporting, Ms. Cabán held an almost 1,100-vote lead over Ms. Katz, with 6,337 uncounted paper ballots remaining, according to the New York City Board of Elections. New York Times, "Why Tiffany Cabán May Be More Significant to Progressives Than Ocasio-Cortez," 26 June 2019 Chicagoan Smith, a veteran of uncounted bands large and small, makes a rare headline appearance at the Green Mill. Howard Reich, chicagotribune.com, "AACM gears up for Wadada Leo Smith — one more time," 17 June 2019 The more than 2 million ballots that remained uncounted on election night are down to 6,037 votes in Lake County, a small but swingy region north of the San Francisco Bay area. David Weigel, Washington Post, "The votes from California’s primary are finally in. Here’s what we learned.," 6 July 2018 Left uncounted was the numerous shots directed off target just by his presence. Jim Meehan, The Seattle Times, "Brandon Clarke put on a superhuman display to help Gonzaga advance to the Sweet 16. Can he keep it up?," 24 Mar. 2019 But that appeared unlikely, with some ballots still uncounted. Washington Post, "California Republicans see ray of hope in Democratic bastion," 6 June 2018 The nail-biter playing out in Ohio’s 12th Congressional District got even closer Wednesday after 588 uncounted votes were found in a suburb of Columbus, according to county officials. Edmund Demarche, Fox News, "Hotly contested Ohio race gets closer after hundreds of uncounted votes are found," 2 Oct. 2018 The country’s latest census, from 2006, was seven years old by the time the foundation approached ORNL scientists; that meant that the target population, children under the age of 5, were entirely uncounted. Emily Strasser, Curbed, "A secret city opens up," 8 Aug. 2018

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First Known Use of uncounted

15th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of uncounted was in the 15th century

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English Language Learners Definition of uncounted

: not counted
: too many to be counted

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