un·​re·​port·​ed | \ ˌən-ri-ˈpȯr-təd \

Definition of unreported

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

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More than 200 opioid overdose deaths likely went unreported in Michigan in 2015, according to a new University of Pittsburgh study. Georgea Kovanis, Detroit Free Press, "Michigan undercounted opioid overdose deaths in 2015, study suggests," 28 June 2018 In particular, the Justice Department says the hush money payments were unreported campaign contributions meant to influence the outcome of the election. Hope Yen, The Seattle Times, "AP FACT CHECK: Trump claims innocence in probe; wall myths," 7 Jan. 2019 My point is that the Republicans and the committee should not be seen as not giving her a fair shot, as not hearing her story, as not understanding that this is a very unreported crime as Senator Collins has pointed out. Fox News, "What role has Rosenstein played in decision to declassify?," 21 Sep. 2018 The resignation comes after Reuters contacted Uber on Monday about the previously unreported investigation into accusations from anonymous whistleblowers that Hornsey had systematically dismissed internal complaints of racial discrimination. NBC News, "Uber's head of HR resigns following racial discrimination probe," 11 July 2018 And even though the state changed the reporting process a couple of years ago, Garriss suspects injuries often go unreported and undercounted. Helena Oliviero, ajc, "Why fireworks in Georgia boom well after the 4th of July," 10 July 2018 According to an unreported 2015 opinion filed in the Maryland Court of Special Appeals, Ramos pleaded guilty to criminal harassment in July 2011. Stefan Becket, CBS News, "Jarrod Ramos, 38, identified as suspect in Annapolis shooting," 28 June 2018 Of course, the problem with crime statistics is that so much crime goes unreported. Gene Balk / Fyi Guy, The Seattle Times, "Nearly half of Seattle property crime involves a motor vehicle," 23 Oct. 2018 Jodi and Scott told KARK cases like Gunnar’s sometimes go unreported, as they are considered suicide. Sarah Mearhoff, Teen Vogue, "2 Arkansas Teens Have Died Playing Russian Roulette in the Last 9 Months," 30 July 2018

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1576, in the meaning defined above

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English Language Learners Definition of unreported

: not told to someone in authority : not reported

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