untrained

untrained
un|trained [ ,ʌn`treınd ] adjective
1. ) not trained to do a particular job
2. ) an animal that is untrained does not obey people
the untrained eye
used as a way of referring to someone with little knowledge or experience of a particular activity or subject:
To the untrained eye it looks like a real diamond.

Usage of the words and phrases in modern English. 2013.

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  • Untrained — Un*trained , a. 1. Not trained. Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. Not trainable; indocile. [Obs.] Herbert. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • untrained — index disorderly, incompetent, inexperienced, unaccustomed Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • untrained — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ not having been trained in a particular skill …   English terms dictionary

  • untrained — [spelling only] …   English World dictionary

  • untrained — [[t]ʌ̱ntre͟ɪnd[/t]] 1) ADJ Someone who is untrained has not been taught the skills that they need for a particular job, activity, or situation. It is a nonsense to say we have untrained staff dealing with emergencies... Our Intelligence Service… …   English dictionary

  • untrained — un|trained [ˌʌnˈtreınd] adj 1.) not trained to do something ▪ untrained staff 2.) to the untrained eye/ear when someone who does not have special knowledge of a subject looks at something or listens to it ▪ To the untrained eye, the two flowers… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • untrained — UK [ʌnˈtreɪnd] / US [ˌʌnˈtreɪnd] adjective 1) not trained to do a particular job 2) an animal that is untrained does not obey people • the untrained eye …   English dictionary

  • untrained — adj. Untrained is used with these nouns: ↑ear, ↑eye …   Collocations dictionary

  • untrained — [ʌnˈtreɪnd] adj not trained to do a particular job • to the untrained eye to someone with little knowledge or experience of something[/ex] …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • untrained individual — index novice Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

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