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Definition of "uncollected" []

  • Not having been collected; ungathered: uncollected garbage; uncollected taxes; uncollected thoughts. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "uncollected" in a sentence
  • "Therefore, I am working on a third book that will contain uncollected letters-to-the-editor, book introductions and interviews and which will complete the collecting of London's writing for publication (this excludes only personal letters)."
  • "When the plan goes awry, 'Lisa' sifts through the town's financial records discovering millions in uncollected city taxes."
  • "About half the residents use them as ordinary dustbins, whereupon the rotting contents remain uncollected, the bins sporting "contaminated" stickers applied by diligent council workers."