un·​as·​so·​ci·​at·​ed ˌən-ə-ˈsō-shē-ˌā-təd How to pronounce unassociated (audio)
: not connected or related to someone or something : not associated
a student unassociated with any groups
unassociated thoughts
symptoms unassociated with the disease

Examples of unassociated in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Denver Police said the shooting in the 2000 Block of Market Street — which is believed to be unassociated with the Nuggets celebrations — resulted in 10 total victims. Landon Mion, Fox News, 13 June 2023 But the stone was so ancient, there was no way to really tell who was buried in the section of single graves unassociated with larger, family plots. Paul Eisenberg, Chicago Tribune, 1 Apr. 2023 Prosecutors allege that Bankman-Fried tried several different methods to retrieve the more than $1 billion, including hiring attorneys to lobby Chinese authorities to return the funds and trying to transfer the money into accounts that appeared to be unassociated with his companies. Julian Mark, Washington Post, 28 Mar. 2023 Hailing one of the city’s gypsy cabs —unmarked, unlicensed cars often driven by people unassociated with any company — seemed like my best bet. Marina Krakovsky, Discover Magazine, 3 Jan. 2019 AccuWeather experts said there weren’t many examples of situations like the one happening with Nicole and the season’s first blizzard, where the two storms are unassociated with each other. Ashley R. Williams, USA TODAY, 11 Nov. 2022 Another important item is that a buyer giving an order to a factory (either directly or indirectly) creates a financial liability for that buyer in the event of wage violations by anyone (including an unassociated third party). Rick Helfenbein, Forbes, 21 Sep. 2021 Now, Swiss officials want to know whether the Commission will begin talks on Horizon Europe or relegate Switzerland to the same status as unassociated countries like the United States. Nicholas Wallace, Science | AAAS, 28 May 2021 So why are these two unassociated objects pulsating in sync? Popular Science, 24 Aug. 2020

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Word History

First Known Use

1709, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of unassociated was in 1709

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“Unassociated.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unassociated. Accessed 23 May. 2024.

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