[ uhn-kuh-mit-id ]
/ ˌʌn kəˈmɪt ɪd /


not committed, especially not pledged or bound to a specific cause, candidate, or course of action: uncommitted delegates; uncommitted reserves.

Origin of uncommitted

1350–1400; Middle English; see un-1, committed
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British Dictionary definitions for uncommitted


/ (ˌʌnkəˈmɪtɪd) /


not bound or pledged to a specific opinion, course of action, or cause
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Word Origin and History for uncommitted



late 14c., "not delegated," from un- (1) "not" + committed. Meaning "not pledged to any particular course or party" is attested from 1814.

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