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incomplete

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishincompletein‧com‧plete1 /ˌɪnkəmˈpliːt◂/ ●○○ adjective 🔊 🔊 COMPLETEnot having everything that should be there, or not completely finished opp complete 🔊 Unfortunately, I do not have the information because our records are incomplete. 🔊 an incomplete process 🔊 TV ads implied that a woman was incomplete without a man.incompletely adverbincompleteness noun [uncountable]
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incompleteNone the less, the success of this program was incomplete.Historical records for this time are incomplete.The excavation of the tunnel is still incomplete.The database is also obviously incomplete, being little more than a list of fields for you to fill in.incomplete drawingsTo date £6.7 million has been spent on two incomplete ferry terminals at Gills Bay and Burwick.Current data on which regulatory decisions are based, because they are incomplete, give an imprecise estimate of risk.Superficial shortcuts result in incomplete healing.Incomplete historical records have made the investigation more difficult.an incomplete job applicationMidway through the second quarter, Steve Young aggravated his groin while running toward the sideline and throwing an incomplete pass.Democrats said the McCollum-Zeliff charges were an incomplete sneak preview of conclusions expected when their committees have completed a full report.While incomplete, the steps that were taken laid the foundation for Workplace 2000.For many, a good meal is incomplete without a fine wine.
incompleteincomplete2 noun [countable] American English 🔊 🔊 a grade given to school or college students when they have not completed all the work for a course
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