un·​mon·​i·​tored | \ ˌən-ˈmä-nə-tərd How to pronounce unmonitored (audio) \

Definition of unmonitored

: not observed, kept track of, or checked : not monitored unmonitored communication activity that is unmonitored and unregulated

Examples of unmonitored in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Victorianne’s autopsy report said he was left unmonitored for hours, despite obvious signs of medical distress. Kelly Davis, San Diego Union-Tribune, 12 July 2021 Thieves often work at night and target unmonitored cars, according to law enforcement officials. Nora Mishanec, San Francisco Chronicle, 7 July 2021 In contrast, unmonitored systems are subscription-free devices that can only call 911 or personal contacts. Shannon Cuthrell, Health.com, 23 June 2021 The report also identified staffing gaps in the program along with annual training requirements going unmonitored. Matt Seyler, ABC News, 26 May 2021 Laptop computers sit abandoned, at times open, unlocked, and unmonitored. BostonGlobe.com, 6 May 2021 Laptop computers sit abandoned, at times open, unlocked and unmonitored. Rosalind Helderman, Anchorage Daily News, 6 May 2021 The Journal Sentinel’s investigation revealed how hospitals across the country fail to adequately protect employees and visitors from violence in parking garages, leaving cameras unmonitored, garages unstaffed and lighting at unsafe levels. Raquel Rutledge, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 6 Apr. 2021 But officials concede that many migrants go undetected, especially those arriving via the dense brush of the Lacandon Jungle, deep in the Mayan heartland, where the border is largely unmonitored. Los Angeles Times, 23 Mar. 2021

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1837, in the meaning defined above

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“Unmonitored.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unmonitored. Accessed 24 Sep. 2021.

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