untapped

adjective
un·​tapped | \ ˌən-ˈtapt How to pronounce untapped (audio) \

Definition of untapped

1 : not subjected to tapping an untapped keg
2 : not drawn upon or utilized as yet untapped markets

Examples of untapped in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Donahoe said there are large, untapped opportunities in the women’s and kid’s business. oregonlive, "New Nike CEO: Layoffs looming as sneaker giant launches simplification plan," 26 June 2020 MacCallum and co-CEO Jane Poynter said extensive market research showed untapped interest in such flights across a broad spectrum of users. William Harwood, CBS News, "Company plans space tourism flights in high-altitude balloon," 18 June 2020 The residency program will give FC Cincinnati a presence in untapped markets around the country. Pat Brennan, Cincinnati.com, "FC Cincinnati youth academy launches residency program. Here's what it means for the club.," 16 June 2020 Meanwhile, the string-laden federal PPP program still has an untapped $120 billion. Perla Trevizo, ExpressNews.com, "When small businesses can’t access PPP, local governments struggle to close the gap," 7 June 2020 Another outfit chasing untapped demand is Roha, an American firm. The Economist, "Production lions How manufacturing might take off in Africa," 13 June 2020 Over $130 billion remains untapped in the second round of funding. Jonathan O’connell, BostonGlobe.com, "Mnuchin loosens restrictions on small business loans to ease forgiveness, but borrowers to remain secret," 10 June 2020 Meanwhile, the string-laden federal PPP program still has an untapped $120 billion. Perla Trevizo, ExpressNews.com, "When small businesses can’t access PPP, local governments struggle to close the gap," 7 June 2020 Meanwhile, the string-laden federal PPP program still has an untapped $120 billion. Perla Trevizo, ProPublica, "When Small Businesses Can’t Access PPP, Local Governments Struggle to Close the Gap," 5 June 2020

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First Known Use of untapped

1779, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Untapped.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/untapped. Accessed 12 Jul. 2020.

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untapped

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English Language Learners Definition of untapped

: available but not used

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