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incompleteadjective

uk   /ˌɪn.kəmˈpliːt/  us   /ˌɪn.kəmˈpliːt/
incompletely
adverb uk   /ˌɪn.kəmˈpliːt.li/  us   /ˌɪn.kəmˈpliːt.li/
The chemical properties of coal are still incompletely understood.
incompleteness
noun [U] uk   /ˌɪn.kəmˈpliːt.nəs/  us   /ˌɪn.kəmˈpliːt.nəs/

incompletenoun [C]

/ˌɪn.kəmˈpliːt/ /ˌɪn.kəmˈpliːt/  us /ˌɪn.kəmˈpliːt/ US
(Definition of incomplete from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"incomplete" in American English

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incompleteadjective

 us   /ˌɪn·kəmˈplit/
lacking some parts, or not finished: The polls have closed but the results of the election are still incomplete.

incompletenoun [C]

 us   /ˌɪn·kəmˈplit/
a mark, usually temporary, received when some of the work for a class has not been finished: He failed to hand in his term paper, so he got an incomplete for the course.
(Definition of incomplete from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “incomplete”
in Korean 미완성의…
in Arabic ناقِص…
in Malaysian tidak lengkap…
in French incomplet…
in Russian неполный, незавершенный…
in Chinese (Traditional) 不完整的, 未完成的…
in Italian incompleto…
in Turkish yarım, eksik, noksan…
in Polish niepełny…
in Spanish incompleto…
in Vietnamese chưa hoàn thành…
in Portuguese incompleto…
in Thai ซึ่งไม่สมบูรณ์…
in German unvollständig…
in Catalan incomplet…
in Japanese 未完成の, 不完全な…
in Chinese (Simplified) 不完整的, 未完成的…
in Indonesian tidak lengkap…
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