Definition of unmanaged in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˌənˈmanəjd/


1Not controlled or regulated: a critique of unmanaged capitalism
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  • From a technology perspective, the three most salient issues are: sizing and deployment, controlling unmanaged data and training - all the way down to the user level.
  • About 98 per cent of all fires in the savannah region are unplanned and unmanaged.
  • This serene beauty is in danger due to unmanaged and unplanned human interference.
2(Of land) left wild; in a natural state.
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  • Properties are classified into nine classes from residential to unmanaged forest land to farms.
  • It has an untamed feel, having been largely unmanaged for many decades and it's littered with old wood and falling trees, a perfect habitat for these invisible workers.
  • Tilapia are what they eat, and in unmanaged systems, animal manure and even human faeces contribute to the mix.

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Syllabification: un·man·aged

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