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"untreated" in British English

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untreatedadjective

uk   /ʌnˈtriː.tɪd/ us   /ʌnˈtriː.t̬ɪd/
An untreated substance is not cleaned and has not had special substances added to protect it or make it safe to use: untreated water/sewage/waste This wood is vulnerable to water damage because it's untreated.
Untreated illnesses, injuries, people, or animals do not receive medical treatment: untreated illness/disease/depression It is a form of anaemia which is nearly always fatal if left untreated.
(Definition of untreated from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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untreatedadjective

us   /ʌnˈtri·t̬ɪd/
  • untreated adjective (WITHOUT MEDICINE)

not given medical treatment: Depression is a very treatable disease but if left untreated it can be deadly.
  • untreated adjective (NOT PROCESSED)

not changed, improved, or made safe by a special process: untreated wood/fabric Up to 80 times a year, the untreated overflow from the factory is dumped into the river.
(Definition of untreated from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “untreated”
in Chinese (Simplified) (物质)未经处理的, 未经治疗的…
in Chinese (Traditional) (物質)未經處理的, 未經治療的…
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