un·dis·put·ed | \ ˌən-di-ˈspyü-təd \

Definition of undisputed 

: not questioned or disputed an undisputed theory the undisputed king

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The loss was a particular blow for Neymar, the undisputed star of Brazilian soccer, who was forced out of the tournament four years ago with a back injury. Jonathan Clegg, WSJ, "Belgium’s Golden Generation Delivers on Promise With a Run to World Cup Semifinal," 6 July 2018 Brazil's brawn Neymar is still the undisputed star of the Brazil team, but the pieces around him seem to be stronger now. Martin Rogers, USA TODAY, "11 compelling reasons to watch the World Cup," 6 June 2018 Davila’s wears many hats, operating as a burger joint, fish house and even a bar, but the barbecue is the undisputed star of the show. Chuck Blount, San Antonio Express-News, "52 Weeks of BBQ: Davila’s BBQ," 30 Mar. 2018 That, and the fact that there has not been an undisputed heavyweight champion of the world since Lennox Lewis retired in 2003. Wallace Matthews, New York Times, "Deontay Wilder Escapes Luis Ortiz. Anthony Joshua Awaits, at Some Point," 4 Mar. 2018 For years, Neymar has positioned himself as the world’s undisputed best player, should Ronaldo and Lionel Messi ever decline or step aside. Sean Gregory, Time, "32 Teams Entered, 2 Remain. Your Ultimate Guide to the World Cup Final," 13 July 2018 Barn Diva offers up the best brunch in town, and for a morning caffeine jolt, head to Flying Goat, the undisputed Healdsburg coffee shop supreme. Ariel Okin, Vogue, "A Tiny Town Neighboring Napa Is the Next California Culinary Destination," 5 July 2018 The Seidel sisters are the club's current undisputed stars. Janice Steinhagen, Courant Community, "Plainfield Skaters Prepare For Championship Competitions," 21 June 2018 The depth and consistency here is what makes Stewart-Haas Racing the undisputed best team midway through 2018. Brendan Marks, charlotteobserver, "The 5 best teams in NASCAR at midseason all have one thing Hendrick, Gannasi lack," 21 June 2018

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circa 1627, in the meaning defined above

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un·dis·put·ed | \ ˌən-di-ˈspyüt-əd \

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: not disputed : unquestionable the undisputed leader

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occurring twice a year or every two years

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