un·​re·​port·​ed | \ ˌən-ri-ˈpȯr-təd How to pronounce unreported (audio) \

Definition of unreported

: kept private or hidden : not reported unreported income an incident that went largely unreported

Examples of unreported in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web But many rapes go unreported, meaning the real number may be much higher. Jessie Yeung, CNN, 24 Sep. 2021 For all the accolades that the nation’s business daily of record received for its 9/11 reporting, the Journal let one of the most obvious and remarkable news items of that tragic day go unreported: the paper’s own ordeal and its inspiring comeback. Dean Rotbart, Fortune, 10 Sep. 2021 In India, many cases also go unreported, according to cyber law expert Karnika Seth. Rhea Mogul And Swati Gupta, CNN, 5 Sep. 2021 Ramsey said the numbers released this week were almost certainly an undercount as many hate crimes go unreported. oregonlive, 1 Sep. 2021 Despite reporting improvements over the past 10 years and the Milwaukee Fire Department’s reassurance that the department attempts to report all incidents to the database, the Journal Sentinel found that many fires still go unreported. jsonline.com, 25 Aug. 2021 News and media stations also rarely report on the events, so many fires go unreported, and locals often do not know the extent of some fires. Elizabeth Gamillo, Smithsonian Magazine, 16 Aug. 2021 Many other cases go unreported, with owners reluctant to inform authorities so as to avoid having their property torn down. Los Angeles Times, 2 Aug. 2021 And for every high-profile attack that appears in the headlines, hundreds more go unreported. Kevin Lynch, Forbes, 31 Aug. 2021

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First Known Use of unreported

1576, in the meaning defined above

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“Unreported.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unreported. Accessed 27 Sep. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of unreported

: not told to someone in authority : not reported

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