un·​ex·​posed | \ ˌən-ik-ˈspōzd How to pronounce unexposed (audio) \

Definition of unexposed

: not exposed a sheltered area unexposed to the wind especially : not subjected to radiant energy unexposed film

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Recent Examples on the Web Similarly, the babies' unexposed siblings were not affected. Tasnim Ahmed, CNN, 28 Mar. 2022 Prices for film packs had ballooned on the resale market, leading Fuerst and her spouse Adam, both Polaroid enthusiasts, to scour thrift stores for cameras with a pack of film, or even a few shots, left unexposed inside. PCMAG, 9 Mar. 2022 Chapman and his colleagues have estimated the number of unvaccinated and unexposed people who could still be hospitalized for COVID in Europe based on each country’s age structure. Sarah Zhang, The Atlantic, 6 Dec. 2021 Rolling Rs is at the heart of learning Spanish and one of its most challenging trills, especially for those unexposed to the language regularly as a young child. Fernando Alfonso Iii, CNN, 17 Oct. 2021 This will open up the opportunity for refining companies unexposed to the region to benefit from wider profit margins. Christopher Helman, Forbes, 30 Aug. 2021 Seder recognizes that people who are repeatedly exposed to P. falciparum develop complicated immune responses to the parasite, which have compromised experimental malaria vaccines that worked well in clinical trials of unexposed people. Charles Piller, Science | AAAS, 12 Aug. 2021 By contrast, the thyroid cancers in the Cancer Genome Atlas and in the control group of 81 unexposed people from the area were more likely to be caused by single-point mutations, where just one single base pair of the DNA is changed. Sara Harrison, Wired, 26 Apr. 2021 Animal studies have heightened anxiety that radiation exposures mess with germ cells: Mice zapped with radiation, for example, have more DNMs than unexposed mice. Richard Stone, Science | AAAS, 22 Apr. 2021 See More

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First Known Use of unexposed

circa 1691, in the meaning defined above

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“Unexposed.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unexposed. Accessed 23 May. 2022.

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