Definition of unplowed in English:

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unplowed

Pronunciation: /ˌənˈploud/
(British unploughed)

adjective

1(Of an area of land) not having been plowed.
Example sentences
  • It is, I think, handy to keep in mind that this is not unploughed field.
  • Since local farmers preferred keeping all unplowed land in grass, absentee landowners votes were needed to allow Kriss to expand his operations.
  • The relations between both counties are like an unploughed land.
2North American (Of a road) not cleared of snow by a snowplow.
Example sentences
  • After a foot of fresh snow fell on my unplowed street, I rolled through the neighborhood without shifting the vehicle into any alternative terrain mode.
  • As it is, the wind is certainly howling and the snow is certainly blizzarding and the roads are unplowed, but if we had to get out to get somewhere, we could.
  • The hills are treacherous as the snow just keeps piling up on the unplowed roads.

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Syllabification: un·plowed

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