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untried

[ uhn-trahyd ]
/ ʌnˈtraɪd /
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adjective

not tried; not attempted, proved, or tested.
not yet tried at law.

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Origin of untried

First recorded in 1520–30; un-1 + tried
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British Dictionary definitions for untried

untried
/ (ʌnˈtraɪd) /

adjective

not tried, attempted, or proved; untested
not tried by a judge or court
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