We are hearing unconfirmed reports of an explosion.b) Not having undergone the ritual of confirmation.
In the ecumenical world a cry is heard for the admission of unconfirmed children to communion...
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unconfirmed — I adjective inconclusive, indecisive, unascertained, unattested, unauthenticated, uncertain, uncertified, unchecked, uncorroborated, undemonstrated, unestablished, unproved, unproven, unratified, unsettled, unshown, unsubstantiated, unsupported,… … Law dictionary
unconfirmed — (adj.) 1560s, not having received the rite of confirmation, from UN (Cf. un ) (1) not + CONFIRMED (Cf. confirmed). Meaning not supported by further evidence is attested from 1670s … Etymology dictionary
unconfirmed — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ not confirmed as to truth or validity … English terms dictionary
unconfirmed — [spelling only] … English World dictionary
unconfirmed — un|con|firmed [ˌʌnkənˈfə:md US ˈfə:rmd] adj unconfirmed report/story/rumour etc a report etc that has not been proved or supported by official information ▪ We ve received unconfirmed reports of an explosion in central London … Dictionary of contemporary English
unconfirmed — [[t]ʌ̱nkənfɜ͟ː(r)md[/t]] ADJ If a report or a rumour is unconfirmed, there is no definite proof as to whether it is true or not. There are unconfirmed reports of several small villages buried by mudslides. Ant: confirmed … English dictionary
unconfirmed — adjective unconfirmed report/story/rumour etc a report etc that has not been proved or supported by official information: We ve received unconfirmed reports of an explosion in central London … Longman dictionary of contemporary English
unconfirmed — adj. Unconfirmed is used with these nouns: ↑report, ↑rumour, ↑sighting … Collocations dictionary
unconfirmed — un|con|firmed [ ,ʌnkən fɜrmd ] adjective with no official proof or evidence to show that something is true: Unconfirmed reports indicate that three hostages have been released … Usage of the words and phrases in modern English
unconfirmed — UK [ˌʌnkənˈfɜː(r)md] / US [ˌʌnkənˈfɜrmd] adjective with no official proof or evidence to show that something is true Unconfirmed reports indicate that three of the hostages have been released … English dictionary