un·​plowed | \ ˌən-ˈplau̇d How to pronounce unplowed (audio) \

Definition of unplowed

: not having been worked or cleared with a plow : not plowed an unplowed field streets unplowed after the snowstorm

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Both men were on unplowed ground, without obvious historical precedent or definitive Justice Department guidelines. Katie Benner, BostonGlobe.com, "People are trying to figure out William Barr. He’s busy wielding power," 9 June 2019 Both men were on unplowed ground, without obvious historical precedent or definitive Justice Department guidelines. New York Times, "People Are Trying to Figure Out William Barr. He’s Busy Stockpiling Power.," 9 June 2019 Buses and cars became snarled in the evening commute on unplowed roads. Paul Berger, WSJ, "New York City and New Jersey Take Heat Over Response to Snowstorm," 16 Nov. 2018 Officials said side streets were still unplowed and bus drivers would have a hard time seeing children over the tall snow banks, the AP reported. Angela Fritz, Washington Post, "Major spring storm leaves a trail of destruction from the Upper Midwest to the Eastern Seaboard," 16 Apr. 2018 Even low hills in unplowed residential neighborhoods proved too much for drivers in northern Durham County, where the storm dumped up to 12 inches of snow on Wednesday. CBS News, "Death toll climbs to 15 as the Deep South cleans up snow," 18 Jan. 2018

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1523, in the meaning defined above

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