from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Not having been collected; ungathered: uncollected garbage; uncollected taxes; uncollected thoughts.

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  • adj. Not collected

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Not collected; not brought to one place; not received: as, uncollected taxes; debts uncollected.
  • Not having one's thoughts collected; not having control of one's mental faculties; not recovered from confusion, distraction, or wandering.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. not brought together in one place


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  • Therefore, I am working on a third book that will contain uncollected letters-to-the-editor, book introductions and interviews and which will complete the collecting of London's writing for publication (this excludes only personal letters).

    An Interview With Daniel J. Wichlan

  • When the plan goes awry, 'Lisa' sifts through the town's financial records discovering millions in uncollected city taxes.

    Archive 2008-04-01

  • About half the residents use them as ordinary dustbins, whereupon the rotting contents remain uncollected, the bins sporting "contaminated" stickers applied by diligent council workers.

    A plague on your houses

  • As its subtitle will indicate, it collects together "uncollected poems" from 1995-2009 "uncollected" meaning poems not previously published in earlier books.

    Archive 2009-07-01

  • I felt bad for those poems, those "uncollected" ones so far.


  • After Paul Levitz and Joe Staton stopped doing the pre-crisis character, those Wonder Woman backups got absolutely awful, and I’m glad they remain uncollected.

    Huntress: Year One » Comics Worth Reading

  • In an effort to cling to his pledge, the governor and his staff have played semantic games and said he is not raising taxes but going after "uncollected" taxes.

    Las Vegas Sun Stories: All Sun Headlines

  • Obviously, this means that in order to deposit the rebate check, I now have to visit an actual bank branch - not a big deal for me, but I'm sure that this extra hurdle for enough people that it edges the "uncollected" percentage up a couple points, which is good news for everyone except the customer.


  • Callers to the city's 911 and nonemergency 311 lines will be able to send in photos and video to report crimes and complain about other problems, such as uncollected garbage.

    The Seattle Times

  • Callers to the city's hot lines will now be able to send in photos and video to report crimes and complain about quality-of-life problems such as uncollected garbage.

    Taipei Times


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