Definition of unchecked adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˌʌnˈtʃekt//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌʌnˈtʃekt//
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if something harmful is unchecked, it is not controlled or stopped from getting worse The fire was allowed to burn unchecked. The rise in violent crime must not go unchecked. The plant will soon choke ponds and waterways if left unchecked. Tears flowed unchecked down his cheeks.
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