unattached

[ uhn-uh-tacht ]
/ ˌʌn əˈtætʃt /

adjective

not connected or associated with any particular body, group, organization, or the like; independent.
not engaged or married.

Origin of unattached

First recorded in 1490–1500; un-1 + attached
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British Dictionary definitions for unattached

unattached

/ (ˌʌnəˈtætʃt) /

adjective

not connected with any specific thing, body, group, etc; independent
not engaged or married
(of property) not seized or held as security or in satisfaction of a judgment
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Word Origin and History for unattached

unattached


adj.

late 15c., "not arrested or seized," from un- (1) "not" + past participle of attach. Meaning "not associated with any body or institution" is recorded from 1796; sense of "single, not engaged or married" is first attested 1874.

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