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unimproved

[ uhn-im-proovd ]
/ ˌʌn ɪmˈpruvd /
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adjective
not developed to full potential, as resources or the mind.
not showing improvement, as one's health, appearance, etc.
(of land) not fitted for a profitable use, as by clearing, cultivation, addition of facilities for dwelling or business purposes, or the like.
not used to advantage; neglected: an unimproved opportunity.
(of animal or plant species) not made more useful or attractive by selective breeding or cultivation.
not enhanced; not increased: Our chance of success is unimproved.
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Origin of unimproved

First recorded in 1665–70; un-1 + improve + -ed2
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British Dictionary definitions for unimproved

unimproved
/ (ˌʌnɪmˈpruːvd) /

adjective
not improved or made better
(of land) not cleared, drained, cultivated, etc
neglected; unusedunimproved resources
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