undeclared

adjective
un·​de·​clared | \ ˌən-di-ˈklerd How to pronounce undeclared (audio) \

Definition of undeclared

: not announced or openly acknowledged : not stated or decided in an official way : not declared an undeclared war an undeclared presidential candidate a student with an undeclared major

Examples of undeclared in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The International Atomic Energy Agency Board of Governors endorsed a resolution on Wednesday criticizing Iran for stonewalling a probe into undeclared nuclear activity and material. The Editorial Board, WSJ, 9 June 2022 Whenever undeclared drugs are discovered in a product, a recall will follow. Chris Smith, BGR, 3 June 2022 Most of it passes through the United Arab Emirates, the main hub for undeclared African gold. New York Times, 5 June 2022 The avalanche of ice cream recalls continues with Casper’s Red Button Canadian Vanilla, which contains almonds, an undeclared allergen. Chris Smith, BGR, 27 May 2022 Pence has nevertheless plowed on as if everything is hunky-dory, running an undeclared but barely disguised pre-presidential campaign. Alex Shephard, The New Republic, 1 Apr. 2022 The agency has been probing the source of uranium particles detected at several undeclared locations in Iran. Jonathan Tirone, Bloomberg.com, 3 Mar. 2022 He was paid tens of millions of dollars by pro-Russian President Viktor Yanukovych and other clients, stashing much of the money in undeclared bank accounts in Cyprus and the Caribbean. Ilya Marritz, ProPublica, 1 Mar. 2022 The Justice Department and the Senate Finance Committee are also looking into whether U.S. citizens continue to hold undeclared accounts at the bank. New York Times, 20 Feb. 2022 See More

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First Known Use of undeclared

1526, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of undeclared was in 1526

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23 Jun 2022

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“Undeclared.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/undeclared. Accessed 7 Jul. 2022.

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undeclared

adjective
un·​de·​clared | \ ˌən-di-ˈklerd \

Kids Definition of undeclared

: not made known : not declared an undeclared war

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