unbranded

adjective
un·​brand·​ed | \ ˌən-ˈbran-dəd How to pronounce unbranded (audio) \

Definition of unbranded

1 : not marked with the owner's name or mark unbranded cattle
2 : not sold under a brand name

Examples of unbranded in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The crazy race Shopclues’s unique selling proposition always was unbranded and affordable products for small-town shoppers. Itika Sharma Punit, Quartz India, "Shopclues’ sale for a pittance lets out Indian e-commerce’s open secret: distress," 1 Nov. 2019 They also were sold unbranded in clear plastic bags, white paper tote bags, and individually from retail displays. chicagotribune.com, "Great Lakes and North Bay Produce Pure Michigan apples recalled over listeria fears," 29 Oct. 2019 The recall also involves apples sold unbranded in clear plastic tote bags, white paper tote bags and individually from retailers' display trays. Kate Gibson, CBS News, "Michigan apples recalled in 8 states due to listeria concerns," 29 Oct. 2019 The apples were sold in plastic bags under these brands: Great Lakes, North Bay Produce Pure Michigan as well as unbranded in clear plastic tote bags, white paper tote bags, and individually from retailers' display trays. Susan Selasky, Detroit Free Press, "Popular Honeycrisp apple among those recalled for possible Listeria," 28 Oct. 2019 Manzano raced in unbranded singlets and resorted to trying to sell t-shirts to make some money. Chris Chavez, SI.com, "Olympic Silver Medalist Leo Manzano Retires After Accomplished Career," 28 July 2019 Waterstones faced criticism for opening some unbranded stores that could easily be mistaken for indie shop. Sarah Todd, Quartz, "Barnes & Noble’s fate rests in the hands of a British indie bookstore owner," 21 July 2019 Oyo founder Ritesh Agarwal, now 25, created a lodging empire by persuading thousands of unbranded, usually badly run Indian hotels to put themselves in his hands as franchisees or lessors. Corinne Abrams, WSJ, "Oyo Has Remade India’s Hotel Business. Now It Is Going Global.," 23 June 2019 But the difference is that majority of the items in At Home are unbranded, private label, or made specially for them. Tainaya Nash, House Beautiful, "At Home: the Growing Discount Home Furniture Store You Should Know," 12 June 2019

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First Known Use of unbranded

1749, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Unbranded.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unbranded. Accessed 16 Feb. 2020.

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