unchecked


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un·checked

 (ŭn-chĕkt′)
adj.
1. Not held in check; unrestrained: an unchecked flow of water; an unchecked temper.
2. Not checked for accuracy, efficiency, or flaws: an unchecked list.
3. Informal Of or relating to a square in a crossword that is part of only one word instead of two.

unchecked

(ʌnˈtʃɛkt)
adj
1. not prevented from continuing or growing: unchecked population growth.
2. not examined or inspected
adv
3. without being stopped or hindered: the virus could spread unchecked.
4. without being examined or inspected: our luggage passed unchecked through customs.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.unchecked - not restrained or controlledunchecked - not restrained or controlled; "unbridled rage"; "an unchecked temper"; "ungoverned rage"
unrestrained - not subject to restraint; "unrestrained laughter"

unchecked

adjective uncontrolled, out of control, rampant, out of hand, full-on (informal), unbridled, riotous, unrestrained, running wild, undisciplined, untrammelled, ungoverned, uncurbed Brutality and lawlessness are allowed to go unchecked.
Translations

unchecked

[ˈʌnˈtʃekt]
A. ADV [continue etc] → libremente, sin estorbo or restricción
the weeds had been allowed to grow uncheckedhabían dejado que las malas hierbas crecieran descontroladamente
left unchecked, the virus could spread throughout Africasi no se controla, el virus podría extenderse por toda África
B. ADJ
1. (= unrestrained) [growth, power, emotion, anger] → desenfrenado
2. (= not verified) [data, statement] → no comprobado; (= not examined) [text, manuscript] → sin revisar

unchecked

[ʌnˈtʃɛkt] adj (= uncontrolled) [power] → sans contrôle; [growth] → non maîtrisé(e)
If left unchecked, weeds will flourish
BUT Si on les laisse se propager, les mauvaises herbes prospéreront.
to go unchecked → continuer en toute impunité, rester impuni(e)
a world in which brutality and lawlessness are allowed to go unchecked
BUT un monde où brutalité et non-respect des lois continuent en toute impunité.un monde où la brutalité et l'anarchie restent impunies

unchecked

adj
(= unrestrained)ungehemmt, unkontrolliert; advanceungehindert; angerhemmungslos, ungezügelt; to go unchecked (abuse) → geduldet werden; (advance) → nicht gehindert werden; (inflation) → nicht eingedämmt or aufgehalten werden; if the epidemic goes uncheckedwenn der Epidemie nicht Einhalt geboten wird; if left unchecked, the fungus can spread extensivelywenn der Pilzbefall nicht unter Kontrolle gebracht wird, kann er sich weit ausbreiten
(= not verified)ungeprüft, nicht überprüft
(Comput) control boxdeaktiviert

unchecked

[ʌnˈtʃɛkt] adj
a. (unrestrained, anger) → incontrollato/a
to go unchecked (abuse, violence) → rimanere incontrollato/a (virus, inflation) → dilagare
to advance unchecked (army) → avanzare senza incontrare opposizione
b. (not verified, facts) → non controllato/a, non verificato/a; (typescript) → non corretto/a
References in classic literature ?
As the blow was given, Emma felt that she could not now shew greater kindness than in listening; and Harriet, unchecked, ran eagerly through what she had to tell.
He then explained to me that it was commonly believed that on a certain night of the year, last night, in fact, when all evil spirits are supposed to have unchecked sway, a blue flame is seen over any place where treasure has been concealed.
She remains simply "missing"; she has disappeared enigmatically into a mystery of fate as big as the world, where your imagination of a brother-sailor, of a fellow-servant and lover of ships, may range unchecked.
This young olive-branch, notorious under the name of Timothy's Bess's Ben, being of an inquiring disposition, unchecked by any false modesty, had advanced beyond the group of women and children, and was walking round the Methodists, looking up in their faces with his mouth wide open, and beating his stick against the milk-can by way of musical accompaniment.
The duchess, judging from her charge to Newman, regarded him as a bore; but this was not apparent from the unchecked flow of her conversation.
But there was no whisper; and for a long time I stood leaning on my arm, looking into the fire and feeling distinctly between the four walls of that locked room the unchecked time flow past our two stranded personalities.
Now, it is very clear to me that in so long a period one would have expected that the carnivorous creatures, multiplying unchecked, would have exhausted their food supply and have been compelled to either modify their flesh-eating habits or die of hunger.
he was a colt, rambling unchecked through the field of play-writing, ignorant of its pitfalls.
Men took that up everywhere, it passed from mouth to mouth, at every street corner under the paling lights of dawn orators stood unchecked, calling upon the spirit of America to arise, making the shame a personal reality to every one who heard.
He summoned all the faculties of his spirit to seize what the minutes had to give him; and from the depths of his mind there rose unchecked a joyful recognition of the truth that human nature surpasses, in its beauty, all that our wildest dreams bring us hints of.
Marriage, which was to bring guidance into worthy and imperative occupation, had not yet freed her from the gentlewoman's oppressive liberty: it had not even filled her leisure with the ruminant joy of unchecked tenderness.
But Tip had no breath to speak, so the Saw-Horse continued his wild career unchecked and with unabated speed.