Meaning of “untapped” in the English Dictionary

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"untapped" in British English

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(Definition of “untapped” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"untapped" in American English

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untappedadjective [ not gradable ]

us /ʌnˈtæpt/

(of a supply of something valuable) not yet used or taken advantage of:

The country’s forests are largely untapped resources.

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"untapped" in Business English

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uk /ʌnˈtæpt/ us

if the supply of something valuable is untapped, it has not started to be used:

There is a wealth of untapped demand for their products.
He sees a huge untapped market for cutting-edge green exports.
The Gulf of Guinea has some of the world's greatest untapped oil reserves.

(Definition of “untapped” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)