un·​in·​spect·​ed ˌən-in-ˈspek-təd How to pronounce uninspected (audio)
: not examined officially or with care : not inspected
left no corner uninspected

Examples of uninspected in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Data for the most recent fiscal year provided by the county shows fewer high-risk facilities going uninspected — a little over 2,100 compared with 5,300 for the 2023 calendar year — but roughly the same percentage — less than 2% — receiving three inspections. Rebecca Ellis, Los Angeles Times, 15 Mar. 2024 Dairy farm housing is largely unregulated and uninspected. Melissa Sanchez, ProPublica, 22 Dec. 2023 It’s believed the fly was introduced to the area by travelers bringing uninspected produce into the state – a common pathway for invasive species, the California Department of Food and Agriculture said. Jamiel Lynch, CNN, 1 Aug. 2023 The California Department of Food and Agriculture said in a release that it is believed the Tau fruit flies were first introduced by travelers bringing uninspected produce into the state, which is a common pathway for invasive species. Emily Deletter, USA TODAY, 31 July 2023 It’s believed that the fly was introduced to the region by travelers bringing uninspected produce into California. Liam Dillon, Los Angeles Times, 29 July 2023 That means buying an uninspected home is not only potentially unsafe, but also financially risky. Vivi Smilgius, BostonGlobe.com, 11 Apr. 2023 Still, companies often get these letters and remain operational in the U.S. On March 30, 2022, a website called Premium Light Supplier, with a San Francisco telephone number, was sent a Warning Letter from the FDA for selling illicit, uninspected drugs. Kenneth Rapoza, Forbes, 17 Apr. 2022 Nearly 5,000 pounds of beef jerky recalled after being sent out uninspected. Laura L. Davis, USA TODAY, 27 Apr. 2022

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Word History

First Known Use

circa 1775, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of uninspected was circa 1775

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“Uninspected.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/uninspected. Accessed 17 Apr. 2024.

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