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 one place where women have the undisputed power to make real change — at the polls — has been a little lonely around some parts. Petula Dvorak, Washington Post, "The first battle of the #SecondCivilWar is Nov. 6. Female voters must be a force.," 5 July 2018 This worked out very well in practice, and up until now, the Orbi RBK53 (one router + two satellites) has been the undisputed throughput king. Jim Salter, Ars Technica, "Exclusive: Plume’s new “Superpod” hardware is here—and it’s fast," 12 June 2018 But the animated Disney series’ title tune is the undisputed perfect match: his little shoulders pop at all the right bass twangs, and when the scissors speed up, so do his moves. Verge Staff, The Verge, "The best memes of 2018, according to The Verge staff," 27 Dec. 2018 On her retirement in 2006, his vote became the undisputed crucial one in most of the court’s closely divided cases. Adam Liptak, New York Times, "In Influence if Not in Title, This Has Been the Kennedy Court," 27 June 2018 Messi’s personality is as restrained as Maradona’s is uninhibited, and whereas the career of the self-indulgent Maradona was derailed by cocaine abuse, Messi has enjoyed a decade-long run as the undisputed No. 1 player in the world. Dylan Hernandez, latimes.com, "World Cup offers Argentina's Lionel Messi the stage to be on the same level as countryman Diego Maradona," 13 June 2018 That means the Antioch High product and Jacobs probably will divide most of the carries next season, and Najee Harris could emerge as the undisputed No. 1 back in 2019. Ron Kroichick, San Francisco Chronicle, "Antioch’s Najee Harris, nation’s top recruit, on big stage with ’Bama," 7 Jan. 2018 Justin Sullivan/Getty Images Johnson & Johnson has long been the undisputed leader in baby product sales and has always tried to portray itself as a gentle, caring company. Cheryl Wischhover, Vox, "Johnson & Johnson accused of hiding the asbestos in its baby powder for decades," 14 Dec. 2018 For the undisputed leader in autonomous technology, Waymo One’s launch is tiny: exclusivity to a few hundred riders, operating in just a handful of suburban towns, trained drivers in the driver seat. Andrew J. Hawkins, The Verge, "Riding in Waymo One, the Google spinoff’s first self-driving taxi service," 5 Dec. 2018

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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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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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to deny responsibility for

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