[ uhn-dok-yuh-men-tid ]

  1. lacking documentation or authentication.

  2. lacking proper immigration or working papers: an undocumented worker;undocumented immigrants.

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Origin of undocumented

First recorded in 1880–85; un-1 + documented

usage note For undocumented

2. See illegal alien.

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