Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Not proved; not known by trial; not tested.
  • Not established as true by argument, demonstration, or evidence.

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  • adjective UK Not proved.

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  • adjective not proved

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Examples

  • Meyer (1997) uses the term unproved reserves because his estimates include some probable and possible reserves.

    Chapter 9

  • Much of Greene's work focuses on string theory, a hypothesis that while as yet empirically unproved, is based on math so nearly perfect that many physicists believe there must be something to it.

    The Universe Made Simple

  • Much of Greene's work focuses on string theory, a hypothesis that while as yet empirically unproved, is based on math so nearly perfect that many physicists believe there must be something to it.

    The Universe Made Simple

  • Despite optimistic estimates, the economics of the program remain unproved.

    Bovine Intervention

  • Despite optimistic estimates, the economics of the program remain unproved.

    Bovine Intervention

  • Trying to get my head around how many rigs are actually drilling on PUDs versus kind of unproved locations in your current call, five-year plan.

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  • Concho uses certain terms in this press release, such as "unproved" in relation to reserves that the SEC's guidelines strictly prohibit it from including in filings with the SEC.

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  • He will cut many other programs which he decides are "unproved".

    GINA COBB

  • [State Science Institute]] issued a report essentially damning the Metal with faint praise, as an "unproved" technology.

    Conservapedia - Recent changes [en]

  • No more deceptive than those making unproved, negative assertions, like so:

    Matthew Yglesias » Steroids and the Hall of Fame

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