un·​re·​viewed | \ ˌən-ri-ˈvyüd How to pronounce unreviewed (audio) \

Definition of unreviewed

: not carefully examined or inspected : not reviewed unreviewed documents

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Recent Examples on the Web In a new, unreviewed paper, researchers suggest the conditions that could have created stable wormholes. Caroline Delbert, Popular Mechanics, "If Wormholes Are Actually Going to Work, They'll Need to Look Weird," 23 June 2020 The same preliminary, unreviewed study that found cats susceptible in the laboratory also found that the virus reproduces poorly in dogs, pigs, chickens and ducks. James Gorman, New York Times, "A Tiger Is Slightly Sick With the Coronavirus. Your Cats Are Probably OK.," 6 Apr. 2020 Preprint servers are online platforms dedicated to distributing these unreviewed scientific papers. Theodora Bloom, STAT, "Preprints can fill a void in times of rapidly changing science," 31 Jan. 2020 The play went unreviewed, though, and Liverpool failed to do anything from the ensuing corner kick. Avi Creditor, SI.com, "Liverpool Outlasts Chelsea in Penalty Kicks to Win UEFA Super Cup," 14 Aug. 2019 But Yale cardiologist Harlan Krumholz, who first announced plans for medRxiv nearly 2 years ago, argues that clinical researchers already share their unreviewed findings at scientific meetings. Jocelyn Kaiser, Science | AAAS, "Medical preprint server debuts," 5 June 2019 So far, such tests haven’t been accepted by judges, but other companies have started offering fMRI proof of physical pain in civil cases using unreviewed methods. Matthew Hutson, WSJ, "‘The New Mind Readers’ Review: Scanning for Thoughts," 27 Nov. 2018 Although physicists have been posting preprints for nearly 3 decades, many biologists have only just begun to widely share their unreviewed papers. Jocelyn Kaiser, Science | AAAS, "Are preprints the future of biology? A survival guide for scientists," 29 Sep. 2017

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1645, in the meaning defined above

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“Unreviewed.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unreviewed. Accessed 20 Sep. 2020.

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