unattached

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adjective un·at·tached \ ˌən-ə-ˈtacht \

Definition of unattached

1 a :not assigned or committed (as to a particular task, organization, or person); especially :not married or engaged
b :not seized as security for a legal judgment
2 :not joined or united
  • unattached buildings

Examples of unattached in a Sentence

  1. My brother is currently unattached.

  2. everyone was surprised when the unattached woman finally fell in love

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First Known Use of unattached

1796


UNATTACHED Defined for English Language Learners

unattached

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Definition of unattached for English Language Learners

  • : not married, engaged, or in a serious romantic relationship

  • : not joined to another building



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