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unchecked

adjective
     
un‧checked
if something bad or harmful goes unchecked, it is not controlled or stopped and develops into something worse
continue/grow/go unchecked
We cannot allow such behaviour to continue unchecked.
This habit, if left unchecked, may cause serious problems later.

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