un·​test·​ed | \ ˌən-ˈte-stəd How to pronounce untested (audio) \

Definition of untested

: not put to a test : not proved by trial or experience untested new drugs an untested politician

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Recent Examples on the Web Arizona's Blake Masters joins Trump picks in Georgia, Ohio and Pennsylvania as untested and controversial figures running in critically important states for Republicans' prospects of flipping the upper chamber. Rick Klein, ABC News, 4 Aug. 2022 But the untested concept has drawn skepticism from energy experts and, in particular, the maritime insurance sector, which facilitates global oil shipments and is key to making the proposal work. New York Times, 3 Aug. 2022 But those exceptions are often vague and generally untested by the courts. Matt Ford, The New Republic, 3 Aug. 2022 The complaint advances relatively untested theories arguing that antitrust laws account for actions taken by a firm that isn’t yet a monopolist but is positioned to become one. Winston Cho, The Hollywood Reporter, 27 July 2022 Relativity Space and Impulse Space Propulsion have teamed up to launch the yet untested Relativity Terran R rocket, for what would be the world’s first commercial payload headed to the red planet. Tim Newcomb, Popular Mechanics, 25 July 2022 From there, attention turned to the re-signing of undersized Caleb Martin, the development of unproven Haywood Highsmith at summer league, and the ongoing intrigue of more minutes for untested Omer Yurtseven. Ira Winderman, Sun Sentinel, 23 July 2022 What are the chances that some untested alternative will produce a better result? Nathan Lewis, Forbes, 10 July 2022 Trump leaned heavily on state and local officials to take action while his team of lawyers, including Eastman and Giuliani, relied on untested theories about the power legislatures have to override voters. Sarah D. Wire, Los Angeles Times, 21 June 2022 See More

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First Known Use of untested

circa 1775, in the meaning defined above

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“Untested.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/untested. Accessed 8 Aug. 2022.

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