Definition of 'unchecked'
Example sentences containing 'unchecked'
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Do not let errors go unchecked. Times, Sunday Times (2017)But at the heart of it lies the arrogance of power unchecked. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The onward march of inequality continues unchecked. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The move is unlikely to affect major crime investigations but minor offences could go unchecked. The Sun (2008)And we know too much about economic health to allow such combinations to flourish unchecked. The Constraints of Corporate Tradition (1987)Our poor run of form is not something we could allow to continue unchecked. The Sun (2008)Nor does it mean you let rudeness go unchecked. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Must referees take a harder line or should the excitement continue unchecked? Times, Sunday Times (2008)It is also the reason that short pitched bowling should not be allowed to go on unchecked. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Many of the websites continue to trade unchecked. Times, Sunday Times (2009)But not if the tide goes unchecked. The Sun (2006)But left unchecked, the beautiful game could turn ugly. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Under our system, vast unchecked power resides with the executive. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The extreme attitudes of the Scottish male were allowed to flourish unchecked. The Prisons We Deserve (1994)This Government is at least alive to the profligacy that went unchecked under the last. The Sun (2013)According to the campaigners, the scant resources mean crooks can continue unchecked. Times, Sunday Times (2008)It's certainly a sign of unreasonable jealousy which will lead to misery if it is left unchecked. The Sun (2010)With little official information to oppose the flood of speculation and bad reporting, guesswork and gossip flourished unchecked. Times, Sunday Times (2008)But I certainly do hope it signals the beginning of the end of unchecked white male power. Times, Sunday Times (2014)This brings its own dangers, notably the risk of the unwanted, unchecked growth of tissue that we call cancer. Times, Sunday Times (2012)These are larger than most aphids and, left unchecked, will rapidly form colonies that cause the plant to wilt. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The political literature of the nineteenth century was full of references to class, and in particular nervously raised the possibility of unchecked working-class political power. Democracy and its Critics - Anglo-American democratic thought in the nineteenth century (1989)It was determined by the fact that wooden ships were liable to two forms of rot, which, if left unchecked could destroy the fleet. The British way in Warfare - 1688-2000 (1990)
Trends of 'unchecked'
Used Occasionally. unchecked is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'unchecked'
British English: unchecked ADJECTIVE
If something harmful or undesirable is left unchecked, nobody controls it or prevents it from growing or developing.
If left unchecked, weeds will flourish.
Definition of unchecked from the Collins English Dictionary
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