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 Without decentralisation or a credible link to oil, the petro is just an unbacked currency issued by Venezuela’s discredited government. The Economist, "Venezuela's crypto-currency: salvation or scam?," 17 Mar. 2018

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First Known Use of unbacked

1609, in the meaning defined above

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“Unbacked.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unbacked. Accessed 18 Sep. 2020.

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