undetected

adjective un·de·tect·ed \ ˌən-di-ˈtek-təd , -dē- \
Updated on: 1 Jan 2018

Definition of undetected

: not observed, noticed, or detected
  • an undetected flaw/error
  • an undetected illness
  • These rare mistakes are subtle and may go undetected for months and even years.
  • —Mario Salvadori

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First Known Use of undetected

circa 1602


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