un·​cured ˌən-ˈkyu̇rd How to pronounce uncured (audio)
: not cured: such as
: not subjected to a preservative process
uncured meats/cheeses
: not restored to health
an uncured patient
: not remedied or eliminated
a disease that has gone uncured

Examples of uncured in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Sometimes uncured tobacco powders were consumed during these procedures. Moira Ritter, Miami Herald, 5 Mar. 2024 From thick cut to uncured and dry rubbed, here's your guide to the best bacons at the supermarket. Southern Living Editors, Southern Living, 2 Feb. 2024 Pick up a charcuterie board featuring local and imported cheeses, salamis and uncured meats to go and enjoy with your wine to make an evening of wining and dining. Jillian Mueller, Charlotte Observer, 31 Jan. 2024 Ham bone or uncured ham hock: Adds a meaty flavor and richness to the soup, with shredded meat added back in after cooking. Southern Living Test Kitchen, Southern Living, 1 Dec. 2023 Patients who are not pregnant can use the antibiotic doxycycline to treat syphilis, but health officials are concerned that the 14- to 28-day timeline of treatment is difficult to complete, leaving infected people uncured. Bymike Stobbe, Fortune Well, 8 Nov. 2023 Either party may terminate this Agreement if the other party materially breaches any of its obligations hereunder and such breach remains uncured for thirty (30) days following written notice of the breach to the breaching party. Foreign Affairs, 31 Aug. 2022 Advertisement Tang’s clever children’s meal lets recipients interact with Ritz crackers, uncured ham, cheddar cheese and a fruit and a vegetable that change with season (cucumbers and apples made a recent appearance). Tom Sietsema, Washington Post, 2 June 2023 Go French this season with this bistro-style uncured, unsmoked ham seasoned simply with salt and cane sugar to really let the flavor of the meat shine. Lauren Hubbard, Town & Country, 24 Mar. 2023

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Word History

First Known Use

1548, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of uncured was in 1548

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“Uncured.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/uncured. Accessed 27 May. 2024.

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