Meaning of uncompleted in English:


Pronunciation /ʌnkəmˈpliːtɪd/


  • Not completed.

    ‘five uncompleted nuclear power stations’
    • ‘a test paper which she should have found easy was turned in uncompleted’
    • ‘The first and second defendants had known for very many months that the public were in the habit of walking across the uncompleted rough flowerbed.’
    • ‘These undeveloped land or uncompleted property projects have brought negative social and economic effects.’
    • ‘We took a bottle of wine to the flat where he was staying, and he showed me the sketches of Schubert's last symphony, uncompleted on his death.’
    • ‘The settlement has rough, makeshift roads, and the family home is uncompleted because of lack of money.’
    • ‘They were given uncompleted computer mother boards and ordered to finish 10 within 20 minutes.’
    • ‘When he died, Thomas Bernhard left an apparently uncompleted manuscript for a novel entitled (in German) Neufundland (the place and a metaphor).’
    • ‘Predictions of Goosen's demise have proved to be premature, because he has held his nerve well since sweeping into the lead on a dewy resumption to the uncompleted first round on Friday morning.’
    • ‘No-one, though, could have predicted quite the extent of the fog and the ferocity of the gales which left the third round, already delayed, uncompleted by all players in the field.’
    • ‘Her professional career spanned literary and theatrical criticism, broadcasting for the BBC, fiction, biography and an uncompleted memoir.’
    • ‘These people would have been re-sentenced, with the work uncompleted, and may well have been sent to prison which is seen as a direct alternative to community work.’
    • ‘Our working space - normally a bare, uncompleted room, with two tables - is transposed to a desk for four people in the corner of a primary classroom.’
    • ‘MSPs have raised fears that the bill could be the first casualty of the cut-off point at next year's election, when all uncompleted legislation must fall.’
    • ‘There is a copy, too, of Michelangelo's lost cartoon for the uncompleted Battle of Cascina fresco, and another copy of Leonardo's lost Leda.’
    • ‘There were more leaflets, a pile of uncompleted questionnaires and a small number of stubby light blue pencils stamped with a London Underground logo.’
    • ‘It is still uncompleted as the wind is a bit strong to put the glass into place but hopefully we can get that done at some point today.’
    • ‘Cowboy gardeners try to trick pensioners into paying for the uncompleted work and even offer to drive them to the bank to grab the cash, according to the police.’
    • ‘Loans, grants, wage-subsidy programmes and uncompleted leases have also drawn back some plucky retail businesses.’
    • ‘Balamory took off in such a way that he never managed to finish his degree, uncompleted business that he hopes to rectify now the series has run its course.’
    • ‘Our speech is not the defined sentences of Novels, but the mad collection of hesitations and uncompleted thoughts which we voice.’
    • ‘It hasn't helped having to be in work, but it is worse going away knowing that you have left loads of uncompleted jobs.’
    incomplete, uncompleted, truncated, aborted