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untapped

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Pronunciation: /ʌnˈtapt
 
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Definition of untapped in English:

adjective

(Of a resource) not yet exploited or used: the vast untapped potential of individual women and men
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  • Academic physics can exploit the untapped resource of its alumnae and alumni in many ways.
  • The Middle East is an untapped resource of potential MTV converts and the US wants in.
  • This implies that the potential of this untapped resource has yet to be fully realised.

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