unproven

adjective un·prov·en \ ˌən-ˈprü-vən , British also -ˈprō- \
Updated on: 24 Nov 2017

Definition of unproven

: not tested and shown to be good, true, or useful : not proven
  • an unproven allegation/theory
  • unproven benefits
  • unproven technology

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First Known Use of unproven

1563


Law Dictionary

unproven

adjective un·prov·en \ ˌən-ˈprü-vən \

legal Definition of unproven

: not proven
  • an unproven allegation

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