un·​re·​port·​ed ˌən-ri-ˈpȯr-təd How to pronounce unreported (audio)
: kept private or hidden : not reported
unreported income
an incident that went largely unreported

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web The plan, which was previously unreported, was part of the private deal reached this month to resolve the standoff between House conservatives and Rep. Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., over the election of House speaker. Arkansas Online, 15 Jan. 2023 What’s previously unreported was what unfolded behind the scenes. Jacob Carpenter, Fortune, 30 June 2022 What’s previously unreported was what unfolded behind the scenes. Bloomberg.com, 30 June 2022 The toll among kitchen workers and other staff who were also exposed to the virus during the dinner is unreported. Michael Hiltzik, Los Angeles Times, 19 Apr. 2022 Keith Lewis, vice president of operations for CargoNet, a company that tracks cargo thefts, said figuring out just how much is stolen from trains is difficult because much of it is unreported. Rachel Uranga, oregonlive, 17 Jan. 2022 This means that incidents which occur off-campus (such as in a local nightclub) are unreported. Vicky Spratt, refinery29.com, 6 Jan. 2022 Gun deaths and injuries that are unreported until after the incident takes place also lead to a lag in the data. ABC News, 25 Oct. 2021 Cases as always can also be unreported, with the true number being higher. William A. Haseltine, Forbes, 3 June 2021 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1576, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of unreported was in 1576

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“Unreported.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unreported. Accessed 1 Feb. 2023.

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