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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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 However, according to NBC News, Abrams's campaign says that as of Saturday morning, there are 5,000 additional uncounted provisional ballots. Jameelah Nasheed, Teen Vogue, "Georgia State Senator Nikema Williams Was Arrested During a Protest About Uncounted Votes in the Race Between Stacey Abrams and Brian Kemp," 14 Nov. 2018 Abrams’s opponent Brian Kemp is narrowly leading Abrams in the still-undecided race, but Abrams has promised to stay in it, hoping that uncounted ballots can force the race into a runoff. P.r. Lockhart, Vox, "Black women turned electoral power into political power in 2018," 9 Nov. 2018 Abrams’s team says with as-yet-uncounted votes, runoff or recall is still possible. Bridget Read, Vogue, "Stacey Abrams’s Campaign Says Recount or Runoff Is Possible—If All Georgia Votes Are Actually Counted—While Andrew Gillum’s Race Enters Recount Range in Florida," 8 Nov. 2018 Phillips has not conceded, citing the large number of uncounted ballots. Abbie Vansickle, latimes.com, "Big spending by George Soros and liberal groups fails to sway D.A. races in California," 7 June 2018

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First Known Use of uncounted

15th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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English Language Learners Definition of uncounted

: not counted
: too many to be counted

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