Definition of uncontested in English:



  • Not contested.

    ‘these claims have not gone uncontested’
    • ‘Five out of the six candidates for the three contested seats were in attendance along with four from the uncontested seats.’
    • ‘The separation period before divorce kicks in was reduced from five years to two in contested cases and two years to one in uncontested cases.’
    • ‘By Monday, Campbell was not just the clear front-runner, an uncontested coronation seemed possible.’
    • ‘These days the decline of religion in Ireland is uncontested.’
    • ‘Our recent history demonstrates that electing a new leader, even in an uncontested ballot, does not guarantee party unity.’
    • ‘When Italy replaced their second hooker in the 58th minute, scrums were uncontested, as for a spell was the Italian line.’
    • ‘Also to blame are election regulations, which should activate a by-election when so many positions are uncontested.’
    • ‘As a result, Mr. Tsang will be declared the uncontested winner, and a planned July election will be cancelled.’
    • ‘All officers were elected uncontested and the following is the new committee of the Kildare Town Residents Council.’
    • ‘On the other hand, Washington was determined to ensure uncontested American primacy within world capitalism.’
    • ‘And the clear, uncontested majority of them are not worth obsessing over.’
    • ‘The last four come from functional constituencies in which they won uncontested elections.’
    • ‘Returning to office uncontested, the President appears to see her mandate as continuing to work in the same vein as before.’
    • ‘In other local parish and town council elections many are uncontested because there are more seats than candidates, or the same number.’
    • ‘Nazarbeyev's presidency was confirmed in an uncontested election in 1991.’
    • ‘Because I'm a believer in democracy and I prefer a contested vote to an uncontested filling of a vacant position.’
    • ‘Fortunately, uncontested elections seem to be the exception rather than the norm in Boroondara.’
    • ‘As a democrat I don't believe that any election should go uncontested but there is an argument to be put forward in this case.’
    • ‘The idea being that the politicians running have been there for years, are uncontested and they don't achieve anything.’
    • ‘Like the Scottish Nationalists, the SSP are breaching the convention of leaving the Speaker's seat uncontested.’
    unquestionable, sure, definite, beyond question, not in question, not in doubt, beyond doubt, unequivocal, indubitable, undeniable, irrefutable, indisputable, incontrovertible, incontestable, obvious, patent, manifest, evident, plain, clear, transparent, palpable, unmistakable, conclusive, recognized, confirmed, accepted, acknowledged, undisputed, undoubted, unquestioned, unchallenged
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