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unproven

adjective Pertaining or referring to that which has not been validated by repeatable experiments, or by other scientifically valid methods of determining effect or efficacy.

unproven

Dubious, nonscientific, not proven, quack, questionable, unscientific adjective Relating to that which has not been validated by reproducible experiments or other scientific methods for determining effect or efficacy
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Although payers were initially reluctant to provide coverage for this treatment because of the lack of clinical outcomes, the resultant negative publicity and adverse court decisions prompted early coverage for this unproved therapy.
This will write off unproved capitalised leasehold associated with the remainder of the companya[euro](tm)s Alabama shale leasehold.
She also elaborated that President Asif Ali Zardari has passed eight years on the basis of unproved allegations in the jails.
The exploration successes in Brazil, Sierra Leone and Venezuela have added over two billion boe of unproved resources, adding around EUR3.
The suggestion of a biological source of the gases is reasonable but still unproved, he adds.
From "The Glass Closet" by Sandra Kobrin and Jason Levin, reporting on the firing of lesbian WNBA player Latasha Byears after unproved allegations of sexual assault, in the Los Angeles Times Magazine, August 21
The problem was highlighted earlier this year when a cult called the Raelian Movement said it had successfully cloned humans, and its unproved claims attracted huge coverage worldwide.
It also "discriminates against females" and "is based on unproved and unprovable assumptions.
A variety of spokespersons for the procedural specialties voiced negativism ranging from urging caution in adopting something so unproved to calling for outright rejection of the proposal.