unbacked

[uhn-bakt]
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adjective
  1. without backing or support.
  2. not supported by bets: an unbacked challenger.
  3. not endorsed: an unbacked product.
  4. never having been mounted by a rider, as a horse.

Origin of unbacked

First recorded in 1585–95; un-1 + backed
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British Dictionary definitions for unbacked

unbacked

adjective
  1. (of a book, chair, etc) not having a back
  2. bereft of support, esp on a financial basis
  3. (of a horse)
    1. not supported by bets
    2. never having been ridden
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