un·​dis·​put·​ed | \ ˌən-di-ˈspyü-təd How to pronounce undisputed (audio) \

Definition of undisputed

: not questioned or disputed an undisputed theory the undisputed king

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Recent Examples on the Web Adriene Mishler is one of the undisputed queens of YouTube yoga. Hannah Chenoweth, SELF, "20 Best YouTube Yoga Channels for When You Need Some Gentle Movement," 25 Dec. 2020 The undisputed evidence was that Lee refused to kill the girl, so his co-defendant did. Isaac Arnsdorf, ProPublica, "Inside Trump and Barr’s Last-Minute Killing Spree," 23 Dec. 2020 Consider the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, which explicitly bars Americans and American companies from bribing foreign officials and foreign entities—the undisputed linchpin of America’s anti-corruption playbook. Casey Michel, The New Republic, "How to Make Kleptocrats Fear America Again," 23 Dec. 2020 The former undisputed heavyweight champion Mike Tyson, 54, will go against former four-division world champion Roy Jones Jr., 51. Alaa Elassar, CNN, "Mike Tyson vs. Roy Jones Jr.: Everything you need to know about the fight," 28 Nov. 2020 The hyped eight-round contest between Tyson, the controversial former undisputed world heavyweight champion, and Jones, a former four-division world champion, will headline a four-hour live event. Lars Brandle, Billboard, "Lil Wayne, French Montana & More Hip-Hop Heavyweights Set for Mike Tyson Comeback Bout," 17 Nov. 2020 Tyson’s last official bout was in June 2005, and the former undisputed heavyweight champion hasn’t held a title since 1996. Greg Beacham, SFChronicle.com, "Fifty-somethings Mike Tyson, Roy Jones Jr. return to the boxing ring," 29 Oct. 2020 The accuracy of radioactive dating is undisputed, yet the principle behind it is deeply strange. Frank Wilczek, WSJ, "The Clock Paradox of Quantum Physics," 3 Dec. 2020 The prominence of American science, technology and engineering on the world’s stage is undisputed. Nick Pyenson, Scientific American, "We Need More Scientists in the U.S. Diplomatic Corps," 16 Nov. 2020

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First Known Use of undisputed

circa 1627, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of undisputed was circa 1627

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“Undisputed.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/undisputed. Accessed 16 Jan. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of undisputed

: definitely true : not doubted or questioned
: accepted by everyone


un·​dis·​put·​ed | \ ˌən-di-ˈspyüt-əd \

Kids Definition of undisputed

: not disputed : unquestionable the undisputed leader

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