Definition of uncharted in English:

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Pronunciation: /ʌnˈtʃɑːtɪd/


(Of an area of land or sea) not mapped or surveyed: the plane landed on a previously uncharted islet an uncharted region of space figurative the present study is a foray into uncharted territory
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  • It requires going into uncharted areas that may or may not be popular.
  • All that was necessary to test that hypothesis was to get on a ship and go to one of these uncharted areas and see.
  • On top of that, the question of involving the private service providers had remained an uncharted field.
unexplored, untravelled, undiscovered, unresearched, unplumbed, unfamiliar, unknown, strange;
unmapped, unsurveyed


Uncharted means ‘not yet mapped or surveyed’. Especially in the phrase uncharted territory, it is confused with unchartered, a far less common word that means ‘not having a charter or written constitution’. Unchartered territory constitutes around 10 per cent of the total citations for the phrase in the Oxford English Corpus.

Words that rhyme with uncharted

downhearted, good-hearted, hard-hearted, heavy-hearted, kind-hearted, light-hearted, lion-hearted, overparted, tender-hearted, warm-hearted, wholehearted

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