Definition of untreated in English:

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untreated

Pronunciation: /ˌənˈtrēdəd/

adjective

1(Of a patient, disease, or other condition) not given medical care: untreated cholera can kill up to half of those infected
More example sentences
  • Heroin dependence remains a largely untreated medical condition in the United States.
  • Use a very low utility estimate for the untreated disease state.
  • Pain in cancer patients is often untreated among older and minority patients.
2Not preserved, improved, or altered by the use of a chemical, physical, or biological agent: untreated sewage is pumped directly into the sea
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  • He said the problem lay at Zwelitsha and the municipality was pumping raw untreated sewage into the Buffalo River.
  • He said he was amazed to hear there were areas where untreated sewage is getting into a river.
  • It is a well-known fact that untreated sewage is the major cause of polluted rivers, the world over.

Words that rhyme with untreated

conceited, uncompleted, undefeated, unheated

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Syllabification: un·treat·ed

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