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EtymologyEdit

un- +‎ documented

AdjectiveEdit

undocumented (not comparable)

  1. Lacking instructions or reference material.
    Undocumented software can be very difficult to learn to use.
  2. Not having official documents that provide identification, authorization, etc.
    • 1861, United States, War Department - Annual Reports:
      On arrival from a foreign port, undocumented foreign-built vessels, if laden with goods, wares or merchandise, may, with their cargoes, be subject to forfeiture.
  3. (of a person) Not having official documentation required to legally enter, reside in, or work in a country.

NounEdit

undocumented (plural undocumenteds)

  1. (informal) Synonym of undocumented immigrant

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