Definition of uncleared in English:

uncleared

Line breaks: un|cleared
Pronunciation: /ʌnˈklɪəd
 
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adjective

  • 1(Of land) not cleared of vegetation before cultivation: an uncleared patch of forest
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    • 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.
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    • 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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