Definition of uncleared in English:

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uncleared

Pronunciation: /ʌnˈklɪəd/

adjective

1(Of land) not cleared of vegetation before cultivation: an uncleared patch of forest
More example sentences
  • In 1910 my grandfather moved, with his parents, from rural England to rural Western Australia, where they purchased an area of uncleared land near the wheatbelt town of Wickepin.
  • I was fortunate to grow up on the Swan Coastal Plain, near Perth, in the forties and fifties when much of the land was still uncleared.
  • If uncleared land is valued less than cleared land (for rating or taxing purposes), there is some incentive to preserve vegetation.
2(Of a cheque) not having passed through a clearing house and been paid into the payee’s account.
Example sentences
  • Even though they may appear immediately on your statement, you may incur interest charges and fees if you draw against uncleared cheques.
  • It was supposed to be paid at the beginning of the month, but uncleared cheques meant that it turned up in my inbox several days later - unpaid.
  • It can become a holder for value by permitting its customer to draw against an uncleared cheque.

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