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“incomplete” in British English

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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/ /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)

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