[ uhn-bakt ]
/ ʌnˈbækt /


without backing or support.
not supported by bets: an unbacked challenger.
not endorsed: an unbacked product.
never having been mounted by a rider, as a horse.


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Origin of unbacked

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

/ (ʌnˈbækt) /


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