unbacked

adjective
un·​backed | \ ˌən-ˈbakt How to pronounce unbacked (audio) \

Definition of unbacked

: lacking support or aid

Examples of unbacked in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Peters has not complied with the secretary of state’s investigation this week, instead flying to South Dakota to speak at a conference focused on unbacked claims of hacking in the 2020 presidential race. Author: Justin Wingerter, Anchorage Daily News, 13 Aug. 2021 Without decentralisation or a credible link to oil, the petro is just an unbacked currency issued by Venezuela’s discredited government. The Economist, 17 Mar. 2018

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First Known Use of unbacked

1609, in the meaning defined above

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17 Aug 2021

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“Unbacked.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unbacked. Accessed 21 Sep. 2021.

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