Definitions

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  • adj. Not explored (either physically or intellectually) to the usual degree

Etymologies

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under- +‎ explored

Examples

  • Based in Bermuda, Kosmos is an independent oil and gas exploration and production company focusing on what it calls underexplored areas offshore and onshore in Africa.

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  • "This particular area where the four licenses have been awarded is an underexplored area," said Stuart Pinks , chief executive of the Canada-Nova Scotia Offshore Petroleum Board, which awarded the licenses.

    Shell Targets Offshore Nova Scotia

  • But so many great tools are relatively underexplored, underexploited.

    Are You Ready To Reengineer Your Decision-Making?

  • "Expectations about the oil and gas potential of underexplored areas in the South China Sea tend to heighten perceptions of their strategic significance," said Tom Grieder , an energy analyst with IHS, a consulting firm.

    Drilling Plans Raise Stakes in Disputed Seas

  • It's an underexplored area, in great part because history is so often based on records created by adult men.

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  • I think the domestic political backdrop to the fighting in Gaza has been underexplored.

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  • The blocks are located in Angola's underexplored presalt zone, a layer of rock in the seabed, located in a similar geological formation to Tupi offshore Brazil.

    BP, Angola Sign Deep-Water Exploration Deal

  • BP has set greater store in searching for oil in areas that are hard to reach or underexplored as it seeks to better harness its technological strengths to regain competitive advantage over its peers.

    BP, Angola Sign Deep-Water Exploration Deal

  • While there has been little data gathered as to the presence of migrant workers in service occupations on U.S. military bases in Iraq, the data that do exist along with anecdotal evidence gathered by journalists suggest that the division of reproductive labor on military bases reflects an underexplored axis in the global organization of social reproductive labor.

    David Isenberg: The Feminine Side of Private Military Contractors

  • Compared with regions with similar geological conditions, such as Canada, Australia and West Africa, Scandinavia is underexplored, he said.

    Mine of Investment in Nordic Region

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