unchecked

/ (ʌnˈtʃɛkt) /

adjective

not prevented from continuing or growingunchecked population growth
not examined or inspected

adverb

without being stopped or hinderedthe virus could spread unchecked
without being examined or inspectedour luggage passed unchecked through customs

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