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uncovered

[ uhn-kuhv-erd ]
/ ʌnˈkʌv ərd /
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adjective
having no cover or covering.
having the head bare.
not protected by collateral or other security, as a loan.
not protected by insurance: Workers want their uncovered spouses to join the health plan.
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Origin of uncovered

First recorded in 1350–1400, uncovered is from the Middle English word uncovert.See un-1, cover, -ed2
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British Dictionary definitions for uncovered

uncovered
/ (ʌnˈkʌvəd) /

adjective
not covered; revealed or bare
not protected by insurance, security, etc
with hat removed as a mark of respect
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