un·​ac·​com·​pa·​nied ˌən-ə-ˈkəmp-nēd How to pronounce unaccompanied (audio)
-ˈkäm- How to pronounce unaccompanied (audio)
: not accompanied
especially : being without instrumental accompaniment

Examples of unaccompanied in a Sentence

He attended the party unaccompanied. Unaccompanied children are not allowed in the store. All we've had from him is a lot of talk unaccompanied by any real effort to solve the problem. a piece written for an unaccompanied cello
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Word History

First Known Use

1545, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of unaccompanied was in 1545

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“Unaccompanied.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unaccompanied. Accessed 18 Jul. 2024.

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un·​ac·​com·​pa·​nied ˌən-ə-ˈkəmp-(ə-)nēd How to pronounce unaccompanied (audio)
: not accompanied
especially : being without instrumental accompaniment

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