unaffiliated

adjective
un·​af·​fil·​i·​at·​ed | \ ˌən-ə-ˈfi-lē-ˌā-təd How to pronounce unaffiliated (audio) \

Definition of unaffiliated

: not closely associated with, belonging to, or subordinate to another : not affiliated The hospital is unaffiliated with the university. unaffiliated voters

Examples of unaffiliated in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The largest group is unaffiliated voters at more than 900,000. Christopher Keating, Hartford Courant, 11 Sep. 2022 The largest single group is unaffiliated voters with 911,419 registered. Christopher Keating, Hartford Courant, 24 Aug. 2022 Residents of the Khair Khana area of Kabul told The Washington Post that the prayer leader who was killed, Amir Mohammad Kabuli, was an outspoken preacher unaffiliated with any one faction. Claire Parker, Washington Post, 18 Aug. 2022 This project is notably unaffiliated with Disney, which has its own live-action Pinocchio film directed by Robert Zemeckis headed to Disney+ this September. Brendan Morrow, The Week, 27 July 2022 The cassette is removed from the pump, sealed, and sent to an independent lab unaffiliated with the testing company under a strict Chain of Custody (COC) procedure for testing. Carol Milberger, Wired, 7 July 2022 Second, and maybe more surprisingly, those who register as unaffiliated with either major party now make up the largest share of voters in the state, outnumbering Democrats and Republicans. Joe Maronski, NBC News, 1 July 2022 Much of the activity comes from super PACs – technically known as independent expenditure committees that legally must remain unaffiliated with the candidates. al, 15 May 2022 Others put the number slightly higher: CNN polling director Jennifer Agiesta says the network's latest national survey identified about 1 in 6 Americans as truly unaffiliated with either side. Ronald Brownstein, CNN, 8 Mar. 2022 See More

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First Known Use of unaffiliated

1849, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of unaffiliated was in 1849

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13 Sep 2022

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“Unaffiliated.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unaffiliated. Accessed 29 Sep. 2022.

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