uncontested (adj.) 1670s, from UN- (Cf. un-) (1) "not" + CONTESTED (Cf. contested).

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  • uncontested — UK US /ˌʌnkənˈtestɪd/ adjective ► LAW used to describe a decision or result which nobody opposes or disagrees with: »The scope of the problem is uncontested. »The waiting time for an uncontested divorce will be reduced from two years to one. »Her …   Financial and business terms

  • uncontested — I adjective accepted, admitted, axiomatic, believed, incontestable, incontrovertible, indubitable, irrefragable, irrefutable, not argued over, not challenged, not disputed, sine certamine, unchallengeable, unchallenged, uncontradicted,… …   Law dictionary

  • uncontested — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ not contested …   English terms dictionary

  • uncontested — [spelling only] …   English World dictionary

  • uncontested — un|con|test|ed [ˌʌnkənˈtestıd] adj 1.) an uncontested action or statement is one that no one opposes or disagrees with ▪ After an uncontested divorce, Peggy married Charlie. 2.) an uncontested election is one in which only one person wants to be… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • uncontested — adj. Uncontested is used with these nouns: ↑divorce …   Collocations dictionary

  • uncontested — UK [ˌʌnkənˈtestɪd] / US [ˌʌnkənˈtestəd] adjective if something is uncontested, no one opposes it or disagrees with it …   English dictionary

  • uncontested — un•con•test•ed [[t]ˌʌn kənˈtɛs tɪd[/t]] adj. cvb not contested; unchallenged: an uncontested victory[/ex] • Etymology: 1675–80 …   From formal English to slang

  • uncontested — adj.; uncontestedly, adv. * * * …   Universalium

  • uncontested — adjective not contested or disputed; not made the object of competition …   Wiktionary

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