un·​cured | \ ˌən-ˈkyu̇rd How to pronounce uncured (audio) \

Definition of uncured

: not cured: such as
a : not subjected to a preservative process uncured meats/cheeses
b : not restored to health an uncured patient
c : not remedied or eliminated a disease that has gone uncured

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Nolan Ryan Beef is leaving the nitrites behind with the launch of uncured beef franks. Katherine Feser, Houston Chronicle, "Nolan Ryan Beef launches uncured beef frank," 17 July 2019 The hope is that through the power of crowdsourcing, users around the world can get help with their undiagnosed, misdiagnosed or uncured medical conditions, not dissimilarly from El Moussa’s fateful connection. Madison Roberts, PEOPLE.com, "Tarek El Moussa Opens Up About How a Stranger 'Helped Save' His Life by Diagnosing Cancer on TV," 18 June 2019 In the drawers below, Hadid showed off some apples, cheese, more hummus, and organic uncured salami. Jenna Rosenstein, Harper's BAZAAR, "This is Exactly What Bella Hadid Keeps in Her Fridge," 29 Oct. 2018 On the new Acela breakfast menu is a Brooklyn bialy with sharp cheddar, cage-free egg, and Boar’s Head uncured smoked ham. Nancy Trejos, USA TODAY, "Amtrak revamps its food and beverage menu," 15 June 2018 Because Kettle Range uses no artificial nitrates in its bacon, the USDA requires it to be called uncured, when in fact all its bacon is naturally cured with celery juice powder and salt. Jennifer Rude Klett, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Hog wild for heritage pork: Comeback breeds appeal to today's consumers," 16 Mar. 2018 Kettle Range Meat Company’s uncured bacon was used, sold at $7.99 per pound from Good Harvest Market. Jennifer Rude Klett, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Hog wild for heritage pork: Comeback breeds appeal to today's consumers," 16 Mar. 2018 Fatty strips of kurobuta pork jowl are seared with lemon and soy into savory nuggets of uncured Japanese bacon. Craig Laban, Philly.com, "Royal Izakaya isn't your parents' Japanese restaurant," 9 Dec. 2017 Her improved—but uncured—speech has left her in a perpetual state of in-between. Rachel Hoge, Longreads, "How to Stop Apologizing for My Stutter, and Other Important Lessons," 4 Aug. 2017

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1548, in the meaning defined above

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