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unimproved

[uhn-im-proovd] /ˌʌn ɪmˈpruvd/
adjective
1.
not developed to full potential, as resources or the mind.
2.
not showing improvement, as one's health, appearance, etc.
3.
(of land) not fitted for a profitable use, as by clearing, cultivation, addition of facilities for dwelling or business purposes, or the like.
4.
not used to advantage; neglected:
an unimproved opportunity.
5.
(of animal or plant species) not made more useful or attractive by selective breeding or cultivation.
6.
not enhanced; not increased:
Our chance of success is unimproved.
Origin
1655-1665
1655-65; un-1 + improved
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British Dictionary definitions for un improved

unimproved

/ˌʌnɪmˈpruːvd/
adjective
1.
not improved or made better
2.
(of land) not cleared, drained, cultivated, etc
3.
neglected; unused: unimproved resources
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Word Origin and History for un improved

unimproved

adj.

1660s, "not made better," from un- (1) "not" + past participle of improve. Sense of "not developed or taken advantage of" (of land) is recorded from 1781.

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