Definition of uncounted in US English:



  • 1Not counted.

    • ‘Irregularities include multiple signatures in the same handwriting, uncounted ballots, invalid absentee votes, interrupted polling hours, and voter intimidation or suppression.’
    • ‘The city council has one month to prove the census left 20,000 people uncounted, or miss out on £6m in grants.’
    • ‘Holding those bags up only proves our point, Dick, that we need these uncounted ballots to be counted before this is final.’
    • ‘With 3 boxes still uncounted, the incumbent has 49.91% in the four-way race.’
    • ‘Those victims - far more numerous and no less precious to their loved ones - go uncounted and unnamed.’
    • ‘They were able to distribute more than 2,500 English-language brochures to international tourists and an uncounted number of brochures in Finnish and German.’
    • ‘I am angry for the innocent, unnumbered and uncounted civilians who have perished.’
    • ‘A few uncounted votes or a few thousand voters turned away can be the difference between a national victory or not.’
    • ‘In Chicago, for instance, 7 percent of votes cast went uncounted due to ballot errors.’
    • ‘A country lies in ruins and an uncounted number of dead has resulted from this lie.’
    • ‘The discovery of a crate of 1,000 uncounted postal ballots from last year's local elections has raised fresh doubts over the safety of postal voting.’
    • ‘There are 14,000 uncounted ballots that he's not including.’
    • ‘Additionally, the 2.1 million people behind bars are uncounted in government employment reports.’
    countless, innumerable, unlimited, endless, limitless, numberless, an infinite number of, an incalculable number of, more than one can count, too many to be counted, without number, uncountable
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    1. 1.1 Very numerous.
      ‘uncounted millions of dollars’
      • ‘His vacation is usually spent holed up in some god-forsaken bar, since he has spent all his getaway money on one of his uncounted projects destined to make the world a better place for humanity.’
      • ‘By then he'd raked in uncounted millions of dollars, much of which he shared with partners in the Mob.’
      • ‘Many students were stranded and uncounted months of their time was wasted.’
      • ‘Even now, an unemployment rate that has risen by 1-1/2 points in four years masks a significant loss of job opportunities for millions of uncounted workers who have left the labor force.’
      • ‘There were uncounted numbers of buffalo hunters in the vicinity and hides quickly began to accumulate.’
      numerous, many, abundant, profuse, prolific, copious, legion, teeming, multifarious, a thousand and one, innumerable, countless, infinite, numberless, unnumbered, untold, incalculable
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