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untreated

adjective uk   /ʌnˈtriː.tɪd/  us   /-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 untreated timber 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.
Translations of “untreated”
in Chinese (Traditional) (物質)未經處理的, 未經治療的…
in Chinese (Simplified) (物质)未经处理的, 未经治疗的…
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